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blab around

To talk about something in a loose or gossipy manner. A noun or pronoun 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 or pronoun 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?
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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!
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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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But the girls get caught and assume Linda blabbed, so Wendy plots her own version of revenge--and no one can foresee how it will all end.
"I guess manscaping for guys's really big these days," she blabbed, before outing her celeb customers.
The ex-model, married to fellow TV star Tess Daly, also blabbed a few secrets from his career during a talk at the festival.
An insider said: "Frankie blabbed about Justin being back on the booze.
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.
ESTHER Rantzen has admitted she is furious she blabbed about her sex life in the jungle.
"The things you hear when you're driving a cab around this city would make your hair stand on end," he blabbed.
He said Carole "blabbed" confidential information about Lewis and told a local newspaper she had to dress the champion "like a child".
Seeking clearance to read secret papers as Tory Chancellor Norman Lamont's special adviser, he blabbed everything.
I'm gonna cry until you're 35," she blabbed during an interview for Living TV's Access Hollywood.
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.