verb (used with or without object)
Origin of jabber
Examples from the Web for jabbering
Why do you think you were “an asperg-y movie fan…a jabbering repellent acolyte?”Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Anne Marie was in her element, jabbering away in heavily accented Liberian English, the center of attention.
For some minutes the hordes of the Bow-legs clustered together, jabbering and waving their crude but massive clubs excitedly.In the Morning of Time|Charles G. D. Roberts
What a strange language his jabbering seems, a running of one word into another!Picturesque Sketches of London, Past and Present|Thomas Miller
There was an upflinging of brown, clenching hands, a shrill, jabbering babel of Mexican voices.The Light of Western Stars|Zane Grey
With a piece of the idol in his hand, he roused Kathlyn and shook the clay before her face, jabbering violently.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
I heard a row outside and jabbering, and then his voice speaking to an interpreter.Twelve Stories and a Dream|H. G. Wells
Word Origin for jabber
1650s, spelling variant of Middle English jablen (c.1400), also javeren, jaberen, probably ultimately echoic. Related: Jabbered; jabbering. The noun is 1727, from the verb.