confab

confab

[n. kon-fab; v. kuhn-fab, kon-fab] Informal.
noun
1.
a confabulation.
verb (used without object), confabbed, confabbing.
2.
to confabulate: They spent the morning confabbing over coffee in my office.

Origin:
1695–1705; by shortening

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confab (ˈkɒnfæb)
 
n
1.  a conversation or chat
 
vb , -fabs, -fabbing, -fabbed
2.  (intr) to converse

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confab
1701, colloquial shortening of confabulation.
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confabulation
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