jabber

Part of speech: verb

To chatter.

Part of speech: noun

Rapid or unintelligible talk; chatter.

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Usage examples "jabber":

  1. Ekkas, white- hooded, with jingling bells hung round the scraggy necks of their lean ponies; brown men clad in sort of night- shirts composed of mud- coloured rags; brown dogs, humpy cattle, and children innumerable, swarmed upon the causeway in ever- increasing density until we drew up at the custom- house, and the usual jabber took place among Sabz Ali, the driver, and the officials. - "A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil", T. R. Swinburne.
  2. " Bunkum," said the Major sipping his wine with relish, " because an old monk driven to his last fortifications, curses those who burnt him, you believe that his jabber has an effect on the Ainsleighs." - "The Mandarin's Fan", Fergus Hume.
  3. But flutter as they would, jabber as they would, the Clubhouse preserved a tomb- like silence. - "Angel Island", Inez Haynes Gillmore.