Definition of gab :
1. The hook on the end of an eccentric rod opposite the strap. See. Illust. of Eccentric.
2. The mouth; hence, idle prate; chatter; unmeaning talk; loquaciousness.
3. To deceive; to lie.
4. To talk idly; to prate; to chatter.
table talk, nonsense, go on, small talk, chit-chat, gas, gossip, jangle, cackle, newsmonger, talk through your hat, palaver, words, confab, chin-wag, prate, rumormonger, rumourmonger, blabber, rap, waffle, natter, yak, chin-wagging, run off at the mouth, scuttlebutt, gabfest, schmooze, gossiper, chin music, spiel, clack, run on, tête-à-tête, backchat, comment, idle talk, confabulation, gossipmonger, causerie, jaw, tittle-tattle
speak (part of speech: verb)
- Gall me a gab!" - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
- Do you think them fellers that keep up such an everlastin' gab about representation, care one cent about the extension of franchise? - "The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete", Thomas Chandler Haliburton.
- This stopped his gab, and was applauded by the rest. - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846", James Richardson.