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Webster 1913 Edition


gibber

gib′ber

(gĭb′bẽr)
,
Verb.
I.
[
imp. & p. p.
gibbered
(gĭb′bẽrd)
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
gibbering
.]
[Akin to
jabber
, and
gabble
.]
To speak rapidly and inarticulately.
Shak.

Syn. – jabber.

Webster 1828 Edition


Gibber

GIB'BER

,
Verb.
I.
[See Gabble. It is probably allied to gabble, and to jabber.] To speak rapidly and inarticulately. [Not used.]

Definition 2022


gibber

gibber

English

Noun

gibber (plural gibbers)

  1. Gibberish, unintelligible speech.

Verb

gibber (third-person singular simple present gibbers, present participle gibbering, simple past and past participle gibbered)

  1. To jabber, talk rapidly and unintelligibly or incoherently.

Synonyms

  • See also Wikisaurus:chatter

Etymology 2

Noun

gibber (plural gibbers)

  1. A boulder, a stone.
See also

Etymology 3

gib + -er

Noun

gibber (plural gibbers)

  1. A balky horse.
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Latin

Pronunciation

Adjective

gibber m (feminine gibbera, neuter gibberum); first/second declension

  1. humpbacked, hunchbacked

Inflection

First/second declension, nominative masculine singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative gibber gibbera gibberum gibberī gibberae gibbera
genitive gibberī gibberae gibberī gibberōrum gibberārum gibberōrum
dative gibberō gibberō gibberīs
accusative gibberum gibberam gibberum gibberōs gibberās gibbera
ablative gibberō gibberā gibberō gibberīs
vocative gibber gibbera gibberum gibberī gibberae gibbera

Noun

gibber m (genitive gibberis); third declension

  1. a hump, hunch on the back

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gibber gibberēs
genitive gibberis gibberum
dative gibberī gibberibus
accusative gibberem gibberēs
ablative gibbere gibberibus
vocative gibber gibberēs

Synonyms

Derived terms

  • gibberōsus

Related terms

References