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gabfests

gab·fest
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [gab-fest]
    • /ˈgæbˌfɛst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [gab-fest]
    • /ˈgæbˌfɛst/

Definitions of gabfests word

  • noun gabfests a gathering at which there is a great deal of conversation. 1
  • noun gabfests a long conversation. 1
  • noun gabfests Plural form of gabfest. 1
  • noun gabfests plural of gabfest. 0

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Origin of gabfests

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1895-1900; gab1 + fest

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Parts of speech for Gabfests

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

gabfests popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for gabfests

noun gabfests

  • forum — the marketplace or public square of an ancient Roman city, the center of judicial and business affairs and a place of assembly for the people.
  • discussion — an act or instance of discussing; consideration or examination by argument, comment, etc., especially to explore solutions; informal debate.
  • consultation — A consultation is a meeting which is held to discuss something. Consultation is discussion about something.
  • seminar — a small group of students, as in a university, engaged in advanced study and original research under a member of the faculty and meeting regularly to exchange information and hold discussions.
  • interview — a formal meeting in which one or more persons question, consult, or evaluate another person: a job interview.

Antonyms for gabfests

noun gabfests

  • silence — absence of any sound or noise; stillness.
  • quiet — making no noise or sound, especially no disturbing sound: quiet neighbors.

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