AskDefine | Define gabfest

Dictionary Definition

gabfest n : light informal conversation for social occasions [syn: chitchat, small talk, gab, gossip, tittle-tattle, chin-wag, chin-wagging, causerie]

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English

Etymology

gab + fest

Pronunciation

(US) IPA: /ˈgæbˌfɛst/

Noun

  1. an occasion (such as a meeting) where people talk and talk and talk and talk
    • 2002, Trudeau (miniseries)
      Oh, we've been talking about constitutional reform since 1927. I've been going to these gabfests since the fifties.
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