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Word Example of - gab

    Example Sentences for gab

    Of course he should have the gift of the gab, and that Plantagenet hasn't got.

    But Auld Jock had bade him "haud 'is gab" there, as in Greyfriars kirkyard.

    Now's yer chance to put yer gift of gab to a respectable use.

    Yes; yes; a nimble wit, an engaging manner, and the gift of the gab.

    Give me sound common sense, with just enough of the gab in a man to enable him to say what he's got to say!

    Time after time I've missed scoring a point because the other man has had the gift of the gab and I haven't.

    “I suppose I can sit in the office and gab with Sam,” he growled, but Sam had disappeared.

    Yes, Gab flapped in at the shop this afternoon to caw over it.

    Some persons start their gab carburetors, and they talk and talk mechanically, without any effort spent in thinking.

    Thought you'd have a cabin full of gab machines by this time.

Word Origin & History of - gab

    Word Origin & History

    gab c.1200, via Scottish and northern England dialect, from O.N. gabba "to mock," or O.Fr. gabber "mock, boast," both probably ultimately imitative. Gabby first attested 1719; gabfest "session of conversation" is 1897 Amer.Eng. slang. Gift of the gab "talent for speaking" is from 1680s.