In our interview, Moreno is effervescent and irreverent, with a genuine gift of the gab.
But the millennium saw the last of the truly fat rappers: Gift of gab, J-Live, Bone Crusher, and Fatman Scoop.
The spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me ... he complains of my gab and my loitering.
The Gift of gab, the only original member of Blackalicious present, is twice as big as Big Boi but only half as well known.
She apologizes profusely, curls up across from me, and begins to, as she calls it, gab.
Of course he should have the gift of the gab, and that Plantagenet hasn't got.
But Auld Jock had bade him "haud 'is gab" there, as in Greyfriars kirkyard.
Now's yer chance to put yer gift of gab to a respectable use.
Yes; yes; a nimble wit, an engaging manner, and the gift of the gab.
Give me sound common sense, with just enough of the gab in a man to enable him to say what he's got to say!
"to reproach," c.1200, via Scottish and northern England dialect, from a Scandinavian source, e.g. Old Norse gabba "to mock," or from Old French gabber "mock, boast," both perhaps ultimately imitative. Related: Gabbed; gabbing. Meaning "to talk much" is from 1786, probably a back-formation from gabble.
early 14c., "mockery," from Old French gab, from gaber (see gab (v.)); meaning "idle talk" is from 1737. Gift of the gab "talent for speaking" is from 1680s.
Talk, esp of a long, prattling sort
[1786+; fr Scots or Northern English dialect; perhaps related to the Old French gab, ''mockery, boasting'']