confab

[ noun kon-fab; verb kuh n-fab, kon-fab ]
/ noun ˈkɒn fæb; verb kənˈfæb, ˈkɒn fæb /
Informal.

noun

a confabulation.

verb (used without object), con·fabbed, con·fab·bing.

to confabulate: They spent the morning confabbing over coffee in my office.

Origin of confab

First recorded in 1695–1705; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for confab

confab

/ (ˈkɒnfæb) informal /

noun

a conversation or chat

verb -fabs, -fabbing or -fabbed

(intr) to converse
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Word Origin and History for confab

confab


n.

1701, colloquial shortening of confabulation.

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