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English verb: blab

1. blab (communication) divulge confidential information or secrets


SamplesBe careful--his secretary talks.


Synonymsbabble, babble out, blab out, let the cat out of the bag, peach, sing, spill the beans, talk, tattle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap


Verb groupspill, talk


Antonymskeep one's mouth shut, keep quiet, shut one's mouth

2. blab (communication) speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly


Synonymsblabber, chatter, clack, gabble, gibber, maunder, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize


Narrower (hyponym)babble, blather, blether, blither, smatter









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