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gabby

[gab-ee] /ˈgæb i/
adjective, gabbier, gabbiest.
1.
talkative; garrulous.
Origin of gabby
1710-1720
First recorded in 1710-20; gab1 + -y1
Related forms
gabbiness, noun

Gabby

[gab-ee] /ˈgæb i/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Gabriel.
2.
a female given name, form of Gabriella.
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  • Then gabby retired into the hominy and there was a silence if not a peace.

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  • "Miss Rothermel is unselfish," said the mother, releasing gabby from a final embrace.

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  • When she was gone, I wouldn't have been in gabby's place for a good deal.

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  • She couldn't go into the nursery, where gabby would probably be sent for punishment.

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  • gabby was always in parenthesis, but she was not quite forgotten.

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British Dictionary definitions for gabby

gabby

/ˈɡæbɪ/
adjective -bier, -biest
1.
(informal) inclined to chatter; talkative
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Word Origin and History for gabby
adj.

"garrulous, talkative," 1710, originally Scottish, from gab (n.) + -y (2). Related: Gabbiness.

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Slang definitions & phrases for gabby

gabby

adjective

Talkative; noisily garrulous; gossipy: They have spoken of any gabby party (1719+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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