Usage examples for jabber

  1. The coolies, too, had quite got over their homesickness, and were extraordinarily cheerful, their incessant jabber falling as a lullaby on our ears as we dropped off to sleep. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  2. Then the minute Morgan comes in, she starts making up that loony jabber – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  3. The children jabber away, as if in a foreign language; the bare- footed girls look very much in keeping, I mean with the scenery about them. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  4. " That's the regular Parisian jabber returned his friend. – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland
  5. She was singing, and her voice rose clearly above the puff of the engine and the jabber below. – Mae Madden by Mary Murdoch Mason
  6. But he doesn't jabber as much as the rest. – Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown
  7. I would thankfully have excused myself; for though I could jabber French pretty glibly, I was very little accustomed to write or translate it. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  8. Then don't jabber about my pictures. – Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories by Robert Herrick
  9. The Sausage Seller who aspired to be Cleon's rival, in The Knights of Aristophanes, expounds the whole art of demagogy in his prayer: Ye influential impudential powers Of sauciness and jabber slang and jaw! – The Book of This and That by Robert Lynd
  10. " There is no need for this dog's jabber – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  11. Nevertheless, people seemed to think it rather curious that a man who did not know a word of French should be living in Paris, and that in spite of his ignorance he continued to jabber away in an easy manner, though nobody could understand what he was talking about. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. From this one came that clink of coin; from another that jabber of Chinese; from still another that overpowering stench of opium- and once, iron- nerved as he was, a cold thrill passed over him. – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  13. Then the door opened and they came in, when it was jabber jabber jabber in the next room till I fell asleep. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs
  14. No one can talk well amidst a rude jabber of voices, or a perpetual succession of interruptions. – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  15. Although I could not actually translate what the jabber was all about, I am sure it was a continual question as to our respectability, and whether we were fit and presentable enough to be introduced into their ladies' society. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  16. I don't like their jabber from what I know of it. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  17. I went into the back room of the office in the midst of their jabber slipped out the door, got into the buggy hitched back there, drove to the hotel and with Dr. Collins' help, got the patient down the ladder waiting for us, into the buggy, then got the nurse down the ladder and in, too, then away we drove lickety- cut for the tent while the mob was away from there. – The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife by Ellen M. Firebaugh
  18. No jabber about what he was going to do. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  19. I wonder what they are going to jabber about? – The Riflemen of the Miami by Edward S. Ellis