Definitions of Gaby

  1. A simpleton; a dunce; a lout.
  2. A silly foolish person.

Usage examples for Gaby

  1. But this what's- her- name the gaby's bringing ... – Krindlesyke by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  2. I think she was astonished, too, for few men at twenty- three could color up in those days; and there was I, a hardened New Yorker of four years' adoption, turning pink like a great gaby at a country fair when his sweetheart meets him at the ginger bower! – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers
  3. A certain youth of Cnidus fell in love with a statue of Aphrodite, and my secretary, Caspar, has fallen in love with Gaby Deslys. – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
  4. The Jenningses were as often at the Manor as we were, and Gaby came frequently alone, seldom failing to see Sir Beverley. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  5. I am going to make a gaby of myself, as I did at the tragedy. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  6. It was an awful question, that question of Gaby Jennings. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  7. He was guided by Miss Loach all his life, and now she's dead, he goes about like a gaby. – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  8. But in spite of all this he could stand like a gaby and let folks make a laughing- stock of him? – White Lilac; or the Queen of the May by Amy Walton
  9. Had I known you were such a gaby I should have left you to go to bed alone. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  10. His wrath then was proportionately violent when he was aware of two boys, who stopped close by him, and one of whom, a fat gaby of a fellow, pointed at him and called him " Young mammy- sick!" – Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes
  11. We were but a brace of lads, each on the edge of life, and as I look back on that page of my history I cannot help but shudder at the contrast between us, I bellowing like a gaby at the ache of my first calf- love- and yet indeed I was hurt, and hardly- and he so sweet and restrained and sane, weighing the world so wisely in his young hands. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  12. I fumed inwardly, for I had no mind to be considered a gaby among women. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  13. If there'd been no scandal, Mademoiselle Gaby Lorraine wouldn't be Mrs. Paul Jennings. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  14. " It is a very big thing," Gaby began. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  15. " Well, then, you gaby," said the soldier good- humouredly, " go straight to La Tournelle; you know where it is?" – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy