Blab (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blabbed (); p. pr. & vb. n. Blabbing.] [Cf. OE. blaberen, or Dan. blabbre, G. plappern, Gael. blabaran a stammerer; prob. of imitative origin. Cf. also Blubber, v.]

To utter or tell unnecessarily, or in a thoughtless manner; to publish (secrets or trifles) without reserve or discretion.


And yonder a vile physician blabbing The case of his patient. Tennyson.


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Blab, v. i.

To talk thoughtlessly or without discretion; to tattle; to tell tales.

She must burst or blab. Dryden.


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Blab, n. [OE. blabbe.]

One who blabs; a babbler; a telltale.

"Avoided as a blab."


For who will open himself to a blab or a babbler. Bacon.


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