Definition of Confab

1. Noun. An informal conversation.




2. Verb. Talk socially without exchanging too much information. "Sam cannot confab Sue "; "The men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"

3. Verb. Have a conference in order to talk something over. "Sam wants to confab with Sue "; "We conferred about a plan of action"
Exact synonyms: Confabulate, Confer, Consult
Generic synonyms: Discuss, Hash Out, Talk Over
Specialized synonyms: Collogue
Derivative terms: Confabulation, Conferee, Conference, Conference, Consultation, Consultation

Definition of Confab

1. n. Familiar talk or conversation.

Definition of Confab

1. Verb. To speak casually with; to chat. ¹

2. Noun. A casual talk or chat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confab

1. to chat [v -FABBED, -FABBING, -FABS] - See also: chat

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confab

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conexus intertendineus
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confab (current term)
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confabulated
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confabulation
confabulations
confabulator
confabulators
confabulatory
confarreate

Literary usage of Confab

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1829)
"One who laughter and law is a dab in ; Who respects neither parsons nor peers, Jolly Tories delight his confab in — And his eyes play the deuce wi' the ..."

2. The Rag-bag: A Collection of Ephemera by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1855)
"when, oh responsible general, will you get through with your particular callers and come to confab? True, I have dined, and can wait! ..."

3. America in Spitsbergen: The Romance of an Arctic Coal-mine, with an by Nathan Haskell. Dole (1922)
"A PRELIMINARY confab After the official postponement of the International Conference which had been set for May 19, 1910, a preliminary conference was held ..."

4. Memoirs of the Life of Nathaniel Stacy, Preacher of the Gospel of Universal by Nathaniel Stacy (1850)
"... and subsequent course—First meeting in Ca/enovia—Interview with Deacon M.—Long confab with sheriff Whipple—Dr. Ballard—First tour to the ..."

5. Ten Years in Saráwak by Charles Anthoni Johnson Brooke (1866)
"... gun-boat—Start for Mukah—Evening confab—Mukah—Policy—The first shot— Our entry—Reconnoitre—Land operations—Stockaded pinnace— Drifting booms—Alarms—Our ..."

6. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"... and have some private confab with other in a glen; she was punctual to the hour, and so he, but his intentions were different from her's; ..."

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