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gabfest

[ gab-fest ]

noun

, Informal.
  1. a gathering at which there is a great deal of conversation.
  2. a long conversation.


gabfest

/ ˈɡæbfɛst /

noun

  1. prolonged gossiping or conversation
  2. an informal gathering for conversation


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Word History and Origins

Origin of gabfest1

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; gab 1 + fest

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Word History and Origins

Origin of gabfest1

C19: from gab 1+ fest

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Example Sentences

Negotiators agreed to cap debate in the Senate to 10 hours, rather than the typically open-ended gabfest that can lead to a filibuster.

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After the bird piqued her interest, she launched into an impromptu gabfest about their existence in the city.

This comes on the heels of another life-draining gabfest, The Talk.

He is a raconteur extraordinaire and an interview with the dogged reporter can rapidly turn into a delicious gabfest.

Michelle Goldberg on the online gabfest too outrageous for the network.

You see, Id been standing at the door trying to get the hang of the gabfest between you and him.

You don't feel like asking for what is called a gabfest when the other fellow is figuring out problems in navigation.

Pink teas, receptions and society functions are great rookeries for these Verbomania birds to gather and indulge in their gabfest.

I'd rather have a good old gabfest than see the best show in the city, and if Pat feels that way too it's all settled.

They were both disappointed that the old heads did not want to go into a gabfest.

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