AskDefine | Define blabber

Dictionary Definition

blabber n : one who reveals confidential information in return for money [syn: informer, betrayer, rat, squealer] v : speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly [syn: chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, gabble]

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English

Etymology

From blaberen

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. to run one's mouth in such a way as to (inadvertently/unintentionally) spoil a surprise

Translations

to run one's mouth in such a way as to spoil a surprise

Noun

  1. A person who blabs; a tattler; a telltale.

Translations

A person who blab

Related terms

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

absurdity, amphigory, babble, babblement, balderdash, bavardage, be indiscreet, be unguarded, betray, betray a confidence, betrayer, bibble-babble, blab, blabberer, blabbermouth, blah-blah, blather, blether, blethers, blurt, blurt out, bombast, bull, bullshit, cackle, caquet, caqueterie, chat, chatter, chatterer, chitter-chatter, clack, claptrap, clatter, delator, dither, double-talk, drivel, drool, fiddle-faddle, fiddledeedee, fink, flummery, folderol, fudge, fustian, gab, gabber, gabble, galimatias, gammon, gas, gibber, gibberish, gibble-gabble, give away, go on, gobbledygook, gossip, guff, gush, haver, hocus-pocus, hot air, humbug, idle talk, inform, inform on, informer, jabber, jabberer, jargon, jaw, leak, let drop, let fall, let slip, magpie, mere talk, mumbo jumbo, narc, narrishkeit, natter, niaiserie, nonsense, nonsense talk, pack of nonsense, palaver, patter, peach, peacher, piffle, pour forth, prate, prater, prating, prattle, prattler, prittle-prattle, ramble on, rant, rat, rattle, rattle on, reel off, reveal a secret, rigamarole, rigmarole, rodomontade, rubbish, run on, sing, skimble-skamble, snitch, snitcher, spill, spill the beans, spout, spout off, spy, squeal, squealer, stool, stool pigeon, stoolie, stuff and nonsense, stultiloquence, talebearer, talk, talk away, talk nonsense, talk on, talkee-talkee, tattle, tattle on, tattler, tattletale, tell on, tell secrets, tell tales, telltale, tittle-tattle, trash, trumpery, twaddle, twattle, twiddle-twaddle, vapor, vaporing, waffle, waffling, whistle-blower, yak, yakkety-yak
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