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gabfest

[ gab-fest ]
/ ˈgæbˌfɛst /
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noun Informal.
a gathering at which there is a great deal of conversation.
a long conversation.
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Origin of gabfest

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; gab1 + fest
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British Dictionary definitions for gabfest

gabfest
/ (ˈɡæbfɛst) /

noun informal, mainly US and Canadian
prolonged gossiping or conversation
an informal gathering for conversation

Word Origin for gabfest

C19: from gab 1 + fest
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