Part of speech: verb
Origin: Late Middle English, 18th century
Talk at length, typically about trivial matters.
Examples of Gab in a sentence
"Come over for a cup of coffee and let's gab."
"If my mom starts to gab in the grocery store, we'll never make it home."
This short and sweet word basically means to chit-chat. You might gab with your friends about everything, or nothing at all. It's just a casual chat.
Did you Know?
The original Late Middle English word "gab," meant to mock or tell lies. Pleasantly, the meaning has shifted to account for a casual sort of chat. You're not telling lies, you're just passing the time with a bit of gabbing.