verb (used without object), con·fabbed, con·fab·bing.
- conestoga wagon,
- coney island,
Origin of confab
Examples from the Web for confab
One donor complains about the takeout chicken pot pies served at a Karl Rove-hosted confab.Speed Read: Kenneth Vogel’s ‘Big Money’ Shows How PACs Control Politics|William O’Connor|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the first afternoon of the three-day confab, as guests are still strolling in, the booth already has attracted a crowd.Fear and Loathing at the Republican Leadership Conference|David Freedlander|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From afar, the confab known as the World Economic Forum in Davos looked a little like Asgard, the mythical home of the Norse gods.
At the IMF confab, one of the most well-attended sessions was a panel on restructuring sovereign debt.
Tickets are hard to get for the confab, which combines discussion of global economic issues—and whitewater rafting.
He was mighty unsteady on his pins, and I reckon he was more than half full, which was a bad lookout for our confab.Trent's Trust and Other Stories|Bret Harte
But he wanted to confab with Freddy before they started down the last lap of their weird, nerve-jangling journey.Dave Dawson with the Commandos|R. Sidney Bowen
The Falls of Gairsoppa, it is decided in our evening confab, we must see, and we smoke various cheroots over them.From Edinburgh to India & Burmah|William G. Burn Murdoch
I finds him in his room havin' a confab with two other plain clothes gents.Torchy and Vee|Sewell Ford
While the confab was going on, the dogs were having their own fun.Among the Esquimaux|Edward S. Ellis
verb -fabs, -fabbing or -fabbed
1701, colloquial shortening of confabulation.