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gabfest

1. slang A casual gathering in which people chat for an extended period of time. Can I sleep in your dorm room tonight? My roommate and her friends are having a real gabfest in mine.
2. slang An extended conversation. The last time I saw Steph, we had a gabfest in the grocery store parking lot, of all places.

gabfest

(ˈgæbfɛst)
n. an event where much chattering or gossip takes place. There’s a gabfest going on in Clare’s room.
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Their overuse has encouraged people to engage in serious gabfests.
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Phillips is delightfully grumpy as Maurice's increasingly complaining cohort, and Richard Griffiths provides nice contrast as the duo's occasional third wheel for gabfests.
Amazingly free of the bitterness that often informs such claustrophobic gabfests, pic finally and decisively espouses intimacy over confrontation, any excess touchy-feely sentimentality channeled into unexpected sexual pairings.
If you minded all those compendiums of gabfests between the government and the business sector during the time of our leader BS, they could swamp you with loud arguments about how agriculture could be the answer.
Outside the confines of cable outlets and latenight gabfests, topical humor isn't exactly whizzing off the shelves of primetime television in America.
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