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blab around

To talk about something in a loose or gossipy manner. A noun can be used between "blab" and "around." They are blabbing around that story as if it's the truth. Management is just casually blabbing around the idea of layoffs. Don't blab that nonsense around here, we're not buying it.
See also: around, blab

blab out

To talk about or reveal a private or secret matter. A noun can be used between "blab" and "out." I can't believe you blabbed out the plans for her surprise party right to her face! Don't tell your little brother anything you want to keep secret because he'll definitely blab it out.
See also: blab, out

blab something around

Inf. to gossip something to others; to spread some news or secret. It's true, but don't blab it around. Did you blab around everything I told you to keep to yourself?
See also: around, blab

blab something out

Inf. to speak out freely about something that is a secret. Don't just blab it out! Don't blab out the names of the people who were there!
See also: blab, out


1. n. talk; chatter; meaningless talk. I never pay any attention to blab like that.
2. tv. to tell a secret; to reveal something private in public. Tiffany blabbed the whole thing.
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She trusted you like a sis by sharing the details of her sad sitch, so don't you dare blab her secrets.
Knowing Ms Shaw's propensity to blab for cash, this seems a pretty understandable reaction on the part of Ms Pirie.
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You'll probably blab it out when you have too much to drink next - as you clearly seem to do stupid and dangerous things when you're tipsy.
It's OK to keep it on the DL, but if you feel the urge, blab away.