They were both disappointed that the old heads did not want to go into a gabfest.
You see, Id been standing at the door trying to get the hang of the gabfest between you and him.
Pink teas, receptions and society functions are great rookeries for these Verbomania birds to gather and indulge in their gabfest.
You don't feel like asking for what is called a gabfest when the other fellow is figuring out problems in navigation.
A session of conversation; a loquacious occasion; chinfest (1897+)