- to converse informally; chat.
- Psychiatry. to engage in confabulation.
Origin of confabulate
Related Words for confabulateconfab, chitchat, palaver, chat, chatter, discuss, talk, speak, chaffer
Examples from the Web for confabulate
Historical Examples of confabulate
An' whut dem six ghostes do but stand round an' confabulate?Humorous Ghost Stories
Eden is not yet returned from Woodstock; I will confabulate with him.
In this manner, said my master, did the parson and I confabulate; and I set him down at his lodgings in the village.Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded
She does not break the thread of a conversation by irrelevant questions or confabulate in an undertone with the servants.Worldly Ways and Byways
Birds of a feather not only flock together, but, as every ornithologist knows full well, can confabulate.Country Rambles, and Manchester Walks and Wild Flowers
Leo H. Grindon
- to talk together; converse; chat
- psychiatry to replace the gaps left by a disorder of the memory with imaginary remembered experiences consistently believed to be trueSee also paramnesia