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GIBBER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does gibber mean? 

GIBBER (noun)
  The noun GIBBER has 1 sense:

1. unintelligible talking

  Familiarity information: GIBBER used as a noun is very rare.


GIBBER (verb)
  The verb GIBBER has 2 senses:

1. speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
2. chatter inarticulately; of monkeys

  Familiarity information: GIBBER used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GIBBER (noun)


Sense 1gibber [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unintelligible talking

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

gibber; gibberish

Hypernyms ("gibber" is a kind of...):

bunk; hokum; meaninglessness; nonsense; nonsensicality (a message that seems to convey no meaning)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "gibber"):

abracadabra (gibberish and nonsense)

babble; babbling; lallation (gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby)

blather; blatherskite (foolish gibberish)

double Dutch (an incomprehensible talk)

double talk (deliberately unintelligible gibberish)

gabble; jabber; jabbering (rapid and indistinct speech)

mumbo jumbo (language that is unnecessarily difficult to understand)


GIBBER (verb)


Sense 1gibber [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

tittle-tattle; tattle; prattle; prate; piffle; palaver; gibber; gabble; blabber; twaddle; blab; maunder; clack; chatter

Hypernyms (to "gibber" is one way to...):

mouth; speak; talk; utter; verbalise; verbalize (express in speech)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "gibber"):

babble; blather; blether; blither; smatter (to talk foolishly)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2gibber [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Chatter inarticulately; of monkeys

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "gibber" is one way to...):

emit; let loose; let out; utter (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something


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