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Meaning of "yabber" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD YABBER

From a native Australian language yabba talk, probably influenced by jabber.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF YABBER

yabber  [ˈjæbə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YABBER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yabber is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb yabber in English.

WHAT DOES YABBER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of yabber in the English dictionary

The definition of yabber in the dictionary is to talk or jabber. Other definition of yabber is talk or jabber.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO YABBER

PRESENT

Present
I yabber
you yabber
he/she/it yabbers
we yabber
you yabber
they yabber
Present continuous
I am yabbering
you are yabbering
he/she/it is yabbering
we are yabbering
you are yabbering
they are yabbering
Present perfect
I have yabbered
you have yabbered
he/she/it has yabbered
we have yabbered
you have yabbered
they have yabbered
Present perfect continuous
I have been yabbering
you have been yabbering
he/she/it has been yabbering
we have been yabbering
you have been yabbering
they have been yabbering
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I yabbered
you yabbered
he/she/it yabbered
we yabbered
you yabbered
they yabbered
Past continuous
I was yabbering
you were yabbering
he/she/it was yabbering
we were yabbering
you were yabbering
they were yabbering
Past perfect
I had yabbered
you had yabbered
he/she/it had yabbered
we had yabbered
you had yabbered
they had yabbered
Past perfect continuous
I had been yabbering
you had been yabbering
he/she/it had been yabbering
we had been yabbering
you had been yabbering
they had been yabbering
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will yabber
you will yabber
he/she/it will yabber
we will yabber
you will yabber
they will yabber
Future continuous
I will be yabbering
you will be yabbering
he/she/it will be yabbering
we will be yabbering
you will be yabbering
they will be yabbering
Future perfect
I will have yabbered
you will have yabbered
he/she/it will have yabbered
we will have yabbered
you will have yabbered
they will have yabbered
Future perfect continuous
I will have been yabbering
you will have been yabbering
he/she/it will have been yabbering
we will have been yabbering
you will have been yabbering
they will have been yabbering
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would yabber
you would yabber
he/she/it would yabber
we would yabber
you would yabber
they would yabber
Conditional continuous
I would be yabbering
you would be yabbering
he/she/it would be yabbering
we would be yabbering
you would be yabbering
they would be yabbering
Conditional perfect
I would have yabber
you would have yabber
he/she/it would have yabber
we would have yabber
you would have yabber
they would have yabber
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been yabbering
you would have been yabbering
he/she/it would have been yabbering
we would have been yabbering
you would have been yabbering
they would have been yabbering
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you yabber
we let´s yabber
you yabber
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to yabber
Past participle
yabbered
Present Participle
yabbering
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH YABBER


aba
ˈæbə
Abba
ˈæbə
aber
ˈæbə
backstabber
ˈbækˌstæbə
blabber
ˈblæbə
bonnyclabber
ˈbɒnɪˌklæbə
clabber
ˈklæbə
crabber
ˈkræbə
dabba
ˈdæbə
dabber
ˈdæbə
GABA
ˈɡæbə
gabber
ˈɡæbə
grabber
ˈɡræbə
jabber
ˈdʒæbə
jaboticaba
dʒəˌbuːtɪˈkæbə
nabber
ˈnæbə
rehabber
ˈriːˌhæbə
slabber
ˈslæbə
stabber
ˈstæbə
yabba
ˈjæbə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YABBER

ya
yaar
yaba
yabba
yabbie
yabby
Yablonoi Mountains
Yablonovy Mountains
yacca
yacht
yacht club
yacht race
yachter
yachtie
yachting
yachting cap
yachting club
yachting event
yachting fraternity
yachting regatta

WORDS THAT END LIKE YABBER

bank robber
bibber
blubber
bobber
clubber
cobber
dobber
drabber
gibber
glibber
jobber
Lloyd Webber
lubber
ribber
robber
rubber
scrubber
swabber
synthetic rubber
throbber

Synonyms and antonyms of yabber in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «yabber» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YABBER

Find out the translation of yabber to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of yabber from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yabber» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

yabber
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

yabber
570 millions of speakers

English

yabber
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

yabber
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

yabber
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

болтовня
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

yabber
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

yabber
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

yabber
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yabber
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

yabber
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

yabber
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

yabber
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yabber
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

yabber
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

yabber
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Yabber
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yabber
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Yabber
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

yabber
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

балаканина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

yabber
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

yabber
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

yabber
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

yabber
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

yabber
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yabber

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YABBER»

The term «yabber» is normally little used and occupies the 123.179 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YABBER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «yabber» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «yabber» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about yabber

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YABBER»

Discover the use of yabber in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yabber and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dreaming of a National Socialist Australia: The ...
The Australia-First Movement Barbara Winter. At the Clyne Inquiry, Stephensen said that Miles had invited Panton to the Yabber Club, but he showed no knowledge of politics.7 However, Martin Watts clearly did not know of Panton's role when ...
Barbara Winter, 2007
2
Old Dog
Lying semi-supine on the teacher's table, she was startled to tears when the teacher suddenly said, 'You know, you need to find yourself a dog. They're good companions. None of that yabber yabber yabber you get with people.' Tim was never ...
Barney Bardsley, 2013
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Australia's Many Voices: Australian English--the National ...
... kooree, coorie, kuri, kurri boomerang bomerang, bommerang, bomring, boomereng yabber yabba, yabber-yabber, yab Dixon, Ramson, and Thomas' ( 1990) conventions seem to become accepted. Some of the remaining variation has to do ...
Gerhard Leitner, 2004
4
Native Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia
A letter is always spoken of as a " paper yabber " and is carried in a cleft stick so that it can be seen easily. Last year a native carried a " paper yabber " for me 90 miles in this way, and they not infrequently traverse longer distances than this, ...
Baldwin Spencer, 2010
5
Nazi Dreamtime: Australian Enthusiasts for Hitler’s Germany
This informal Australia-First circle formed a discussion group known as the Yabber Club (sometimes 'Yabba' after the allegedly aboriginal for 'to talk') and this venue, along with others, acted as a meeting place for those who sympathised with ...
David Bird, 2014
6
Chambers English Thesaurus
gab v babble, blabber, blether, buzz, chatter, drivelj' gossip, jabber, jaw, prattle, talk, tattle, yabber, yak, yatter. n blab, blamey, blethering, blethers, chat, chatter, chitchat, conversation, drivel, gossip, palaver, prattle, prattling, small talk, ...
7
People Management
yabb yabber yabber yabber yabber yabber yabber yabber yabber PRATTLE PRATTLE prattle prattle prattle yabber yabber yabber yabber yabber yabber yabber ?attle prattle prattle pr/»" /abber yabber yabber yabber yabber yabber yabber ...
‎1998
8
The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
Seattle Post-inteingencer, 26th August 20O2 yabber noun a conversation; a chat AUSTRALIA, ms • [He] suggested they sit on the tree bench for 'a quiet yabber'.— Arthur Upfield, Bony and the Mouse, p. 128, 1959 • "But mention the latest ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
9
Looking for Mo
Yabber's van was parked next to my truck—Buddha sunset, mountain bike, finger board and all. He stood there bouncy as ever, cracking his knuckles and talking about the fires and wondering where Mo was. He felt sure Mo'd been on his way  ...
Daniel Duane, 1999
10
The Wordsworth Thesaurus: For Home, Office and Study
... blarney, blethering, blethers, chat, chatter, chitchat, conversation, drivel, gossip , loquacity, palaver, prattle, prattling, small talk, tete-a-tete, tittle-tattle, tongue- wagging, yabber, vackety-yalc, yak, yatter. gabble v. babble, blab, blabber, blether, ...
Wordsworth, William, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YABBER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yabber is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Digital Account Manager
Have a natural conversational approach to selling and never hesitant to pick up the phone and have a yabber with a new prospect. • Persistent, resilient and ... «MuMbrella, Jul 15»
2
Coastal expert warns of rock wall dangers
Bored with the Belongil rock wall yabber yabber? You bet – but part of the reason it's dragged on for so long has been the lack of authority within the debate. «Echonetdaily, Jul 15»
3
Someone Should Combine Old BMWs With New Ones
I yabber on about how new BMWs might be lacking in the “feel” of the old ones, but they are still better than most current cars to drive. And that's true, I think the ... «BMWBLOG, Jun 15»
4
Turns Out Australia Bloody Well Invented The Word "Selfie"
So, strewth, as tip top as it is to yabber on to the Seppos, you're way better off not pissing in your own pocket and trying to tell yourself it's raining. Not that we're ... «Pedestrian TV, Apr 15»
5
Move your ****ing car! Tempers flare as parking prank turns nasty
To add insult to injury, he then pretended to yabber away on a cell-phone as if he didn't give a s*** while his victim fumed with anger. The result is one of the ... «TV Mix, Apr 15»
6
Opinion:blokes oblivious of massage manners
Rule one is you do not yabber throughout a massage. You enjoy the peace and quiet and try to find that soothing elusive Zen hiding in your aura. By the way ... «The Sunshine Coast Daily, Dec 14»
7
New App Eases Roommate Troubles
A new app called Yabber aims to ease communication between college roommates. The app, created by former Chapman University roommates, allows users ... «The Poly Post, Oct 14»
8
'Yabber' app fosters roommate dialogue
The Yabber app has been developed to help college roommates manage expenses and stay in touch. Sean Thielen, co-founder and app designer of Yabber, ... «Arizona Daily Wildcat, Oct 14»
9
John Mullan on The Old Ways – Guardian book club
... tower of ice on a glacier"), but does not reach to the verbs and adjectives he digs up for the effects of sound or light: yabber, jabbly, sintering, bermed, moshed. «The Guardian, Jul 14»
10
American Abroad: Native Greetings, Foreign Tongue
Mostly, the American goes abroad so that he may return to America and yabber to his fellow Americans about the distinctive look of a Swahili mask and how it is ... «Red Bull, Aug 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Yabber [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/yabber>. May 2021 ».
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