Definition of jabbering

Common misspellings:
  • gabbering (100.0%)
  • jibbering (0.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. I tried to swim but my legs seemed to be weighted while around me floated thousands of hideous jabbering things which I thought tried to lure me on to the rocks - The Birthright by Joseph Hocking

  2. And if he was busy above stairs with the governor there was another busy below with us poor English servants a kind of subordinate priest a low Italian as he could speak no language but his own he was continually jabbering to us in that and by hearing him the maids and myself contrived to pick up a good deal of the language so that we understood most that was said and could speak it very fairly and the themes of his jabber were the beauty and virtues of one whom he called Holy Mary and the power and grandeur of one whom he called the Holy Father and he told us that we should shortly have an opportunity of seeing the Holy Father who could do anything he liked with Holy Mary in the meantime we had plenty of opportunities of seeing Holy Mary for in every church chapel and convent to which we were taken there was an image of Holy Mary who if the images were dressed at all in her fashion must have been very fond of short petticoats and tinsel and who if those said figures at all resembled her in face could scarcely have been half as handsome as either of my two fellow servants not to speak of the young ladies - Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow