gibbers

gibber

[jib-er, gib-]
verb (used without object)
1.
to speak inarticulately or meaninglessly.
2.
to speak foolishly; chatter.
noun
3.
gibbering utterance.

Origin:
1595–1605; origin uncertain; perhaps frequentative of gib (obsolete) to caterwaul (see gib2); sense and pronunciation influenced by association with jabber

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gibber1 (ˈdʒɪbə)
 
vb
1.  to utter rapidly and unintelligibly; prattle
2.  (intr) (of monkeys and related animals) to make characteristic chattering sounds
 
n
3.  a less common word for gibberish
 
[C17: of imitative origin]

gibber2 (ˈɡɪbə)
 
n
1.  a stone or boulder
2.  (modifier) of or relating to a dry flat area of land covered with wind-polished stones: gibber plains
 
[C19: from a native Australian language]

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