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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?
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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!
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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But the rest of the trendy gang are going to be narked off with Davinia Taylor for blabbing on about them in Style magazine.
Ashton Kutcher has been blabbing about his experiences of parenthood with wife Demi Moore's daughters.
When she discovers that Sean's been blabbing about the sex of her baby - boy, is she mad.
Despite last week's PISH (Penile Information Stops Here) award being presented to the glut of celebs who've been blabbing about their male dangly bits in the press, the craze continues.
There's always a lesson in there somewhere, so take note (no blabbing secrets, no lying to the 'rents about where you're going and, hmm, maybe this is the year to invest in a calendar to keep b-days straight
Just when things between him and Abby appear to be hotting up quicker than a fevered patient's thermometer, he has to go blabbing about her drink problem and ruining the best piece of ward-romance action since a certain Mr Clooney prowled the ER.
But he's ruined that by blabbing in a magazine article: "It started out as house visits for people like the Corrs who don't want to be seen.
So it was hardly surprising when John slammed Ingrid for blabbing on about ex-hubby Chris.
No one to keep his mom from blabbing about his love for ranch dressing on salmon (OK, so that's not a big secret either, but it is awfully cute if you ask me).
HAS it ever occurred to Tracy Shaw that being an actress is about acting - not blabbing and blubbing in print about every aspect of her private life (If I hear one more word about her anorexia, I'LL throw up) and posing for raunchy pictures the justification for which is obviously loadsamoney.
This comes just after he made his 27-year-old model daughter Kimberly cringe by blabbing about her liver troubles, saying they were brought on by boozing.
It totally stinks that Amanda got busted blabbing, but her loose lips have brought some for-real excitement to your social life/Anyway what are you--a referee?