verb (used with object), blabbed, blab·bing.
verb (used without object), blabbed, blab·bing.
Origin of blab
Examples from the Web for blab
For someone in the blab business, she could be remarkably discreet.
He said he had a nice fresh flat who thought it a fine thing to play the spy and blab all he found out.Frank Merriwell at Yale|Burt L. Standish
Did not Ffob Oothout tell me to blab no secrets and shut my teeth tight?Tales of the Chesapeake|George Alfred Townsend
Well, sez Horace, speakin in a low secret-tellin tone, Ill tell ya; but I dont want ya to blab it to every one ya see.Friar Tuck|Robert Alexander Wason
British Dictionary definitions for blab
verb blabs, blabbing or blabbed
Word Origin for blab
Word Origin and History for blab
mid-15c., apparently from Middle English noun blabbe "one who does not control his tongue" (late 13c.), probably echoic. Related: Blabbed; blabbing. The exact relationship between the blabs and blabber is difficult to determine. The noun was "[e]xceedingly common in 16th and 17th c.; unusual in literature since c 1750" [OED].