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jabberer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jabberer someone whose talk is trivial drivel
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jabberer One who jabbers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jabberer One who jabbers.
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Quotations

  • Winston Churchill
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    “When the eagles are silent the parrots begin to jabber.”

Usage

In literature:

A gun announced the arrival of the men of Al Jabber, and the sultan sent a man to kill a goat and receive them.
"Southern Arabia" by Theodore Bent
The four children, jabbering delightedly in their broken English, clambered upon four stools, and the widow sat upon another.
"The Woggle-Bug Book" by L. Frank Baum
Merrihew enjoyed the scene, with its jabber-jabber and its clatter-clatter.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
They turned and twisted the coins in their hands, and compared them among one another, jabbering and apparently content.
"In the Forbidden Land" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The young Navaho sprang forward, jabbering to his fellow tribesman.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
Through my remonstrances there broke a high-pitched voice jabbering something in Spanish of a sort.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
Above the roar of the lions, above the jabber of the monkeys, he shouted in my ears to know if I were still obdurate.
"The Lady of the Basement Flat" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The boatmen were jabbering and dodging and shouting.
"Gold Seekers of '49" by Edwin L. Sabin
I could not bear to listen to her strange jabberings.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
But he doesn't jabber as much as the rest.
"Heart of Gold" by Ruth Alberta Brown
They smiled a lot, jabbering in an unknown language.
"The Invaders" by Benjamin Ferris
Pedro jabbered to the Patagonians, and the wind having fallen light they got out the paddles and set to work.
"Swept Out to Sea" by W. Bertram Foster
These fellows don't comprehend one word that I say; and I can't speak one word of their jabber.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866" by Various
They immediately halted, and began jabbering away in loud voices.
"The Young Berringtons" by W.H.G. Kingston
The blacks slapped each other on the shoulder, pointed at the machine, and laughed and jabbered.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
Totty was upon her feet and jabbering, but she knew no more than they what had happened.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Monkeys of various kinds abound, and are often seen among the branches, sitting, hanging by hands or tails, leaping, grimacing, jabbering.
"Children of Borneo" by Edwin Herbert Gomes
She landed opposite the wood-chute of the wood-yard, where a crowd of jabbering Chinamen gathered.
"The Young Alaskans in the Rockies" by Emerson Hough
I was horrified when I came by and heard such a jabbering going on.
"The Kopje Garrison" by George Manville Fenn
Given the power of speaking, they jabbered; knowing how to judge, they condemned; able to feel, they complained.
"The Blue Bird for Children" by Georgette Leblanc
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In poetry:

Does he sing or whistle, jabber or talk,
And when riding abroad does he gallop or walk
or TROT,
The Akond of Swat?
"The Akond of Swat" by Edward Lear
From spar to deck, from deck to keel,
From barnacle to shroud,
There weren't one pair of reach-me-downs
To all that jabbering crowd.
"The Ship Of Rio" by Walter de la Mare
The second and the third silence,
Even the hundredth silence,
Is better than no silence at all
(Maybe this is a jabber too-are we at it again, you and I?)
"Jabberers" by Carl Sandburg
Stuffing my ears with cotton-wool, to drown
The jabbering set he egged her on to buy.
I know his habits - what time he came down,
His preference for sauce to gravy, why
"Mr Bleaney" by Philip Larkin
Some I have known are jabbering in Hell,
Others have passed in Heaven's Reward to dwell;
So, when my Soul has flitted, must I find
The same bland Bores, the same old Tales to tell.
"The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Jr." by Wallace Irwin
Two tongues from the depths,
Alike only as a yellow cat and a green parrot are alike,
Fling their staccato tantalizations
Into a wildcat jabber
Over a gossamer web of unanswerables.
"Jabberers" by Carl Sandburg

In news:

The makers of "The Walking Dead" clearly heard some of the audience complaints about last season's slow pacing and excessive jibber-jabber regarding what constitutes morally appropriate behavior in a post-apocalyptic climate.
Jabber Move Is Just The UC Jolt We Needed.
Cisco (NSDQ: CSCO) is expanding its software offerings with the acquisition of Jabber Inc, a provider of enterprise IM and presence services.
The Denver company bases its technology on the Jabber protocol, which also powers consumer IM services.
Jibber Jabber, Toys and More.
Look up " meekness " in the dictionary and you sure won't find Berkeley, that curly-haired student who just won't stop jabbering about everything that's wrong with the world.
Or perhaps your incessant jabbering garnered the title of Most Talkative.
Gg allin and the jabbers - 1980s rock n roll mx-80 sound - theme from halloween smooth brain - living room cop/frog & toad * obnox - leaving cleveland * the residents - satisfaction.
For entrepreneur LaShanda Henry, being on Twitter means more than posting mindless jabber about the minutia of her day.
Secession jabber should go away .
To its credit, I suppose, Shadowboxer is never exactly boring—in the sense that a jabbering madman's most florid delusions are never exactly boring.
If there is any point to Dana Yeaton's play, it is totally obscured by this disastrous production during which actors jabber meaningless dialogue at each other instead of actually communicating.
With all the jabber about water-contaminated fuel, there's a ton of advice to be found regarding additives, filters, and at what level to keep your fuel tank during storage.
Cisco's new plan for Jabber, its software for embedding access to Cisco UC functions into various client devices and operating systems, is a potential game-changer, according to SOS CEO Gia McNutt.
An Irish filmmaker has uncovered irrefutable evidence of the viability of time travel : a shot of a woman jabbering into a cellphone in a Charlie Chaplin silent film.
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In science:

VOEvent is designed to be transport agnostic so that the most appropriate transport protocol can be used – currently XMPP/Jabber and a simple TCP-based protocol are used.
Data challenges of time domain astronomy
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