Etymology
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Words related to gab

gob (n.2)
"mouth," 1540s, from Irish gob "mouth," and thus related to the other English noun gob (also see gobbet). Gob-stopper "type of large hard candy" is from 1928.
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gabble (v.)
"to talk noisily, rapidly, and incoherently," 1570s, frequentative of gab (v.), or else imitative. Related: Gabbled; gabbling.
gabby (adj.)
"garrulous, talkative," 1719, originally Scottish, from gab (n.) + -y (2). Related: Gabbiness.
gabfest (n.)
"session of conversation," 1895, American English colloquial, from gab + -fest.