- a gathering at which there is a great deal of conversation.
- a long conversation.
Origin of gabfest
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Examples from the Web for gabfest
They were both disappointed that the old heads did not want to go into a gabfest.A Yankee Flier Over Berlin</p>
Pink teas, receptions and society functions are great rookeries for these Verbomania birds to gather and indulge in their gabfest.Evening Round Up</p>
William Crosbie Hunter
You don't feel like asking for what is called a gabfest when the other fellow is figuring out problems in navigation.With the Battle Fleet
You see, Id been standing at the door trying to get the hang of the gabfest between you and him.The Gray Phantom's Return</p>
- prolonged gossiping or conversation
- an informal gathering for conversation
C19: from gab 1 + fest
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Word Origin and History for gabfest
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