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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.
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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 blabbed to several pals, including Linda Tripp, about the White House trysts.
ESTHER Rantzen has admitted she is furious she blabbed about her sex life in the jungle.
Considering slimy Solomon's reputation (he has also blabbed about bedding Drew Barrymore at just 15), we doubt even Craggy Aggy would lay so much as a woolly hair extension on the dirty old man.
Danish journalist Hele Byrn, 44, blabbed to a British tabloid that she enjoyed intimate relations with the Scot star 25 times over 11 months in 1996 and '97.
He blabbed lots for his biography, ``Underboss,'' and now he's even giving interviews.
I'm gonna cry until you're 35," she blabbed during an interview for Living TV's Access Hollywood.
had blabbed his deed at a Klan rally and to several other people.
WHILE troubled pop princess Britney Spears has quietly got on with life, ex-boyfriend Justin Timberlake has blabbed about their split and had several flings.
Then RuPaul blabbed about MAC's Viva Glam lipstick, which has a sequel - Viva Glam II - making its debut in February.
It's really beautiful and expensive and I like it a lot," she blabbed.