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jabber about (someone or something)

1. To talk about someone or something in a rapid, babbling, or indecipherable manner. Once those two start jabbering about basketball, I hardly understand a thing they're saying.
2. To chat casually about someone or something. Oh, we're just jabbering about the weather—come on in.
See also: jabber

jabber away

To chat rapidly and perhaps excitedly. Good luck getting a word in when Christine and Mia are jabbering away!
See also: away, jabber

jabber

1. verb To chat casually about someone or something. I've got some free time today, so let's sit and jabber for a bit.
2. noun Idle chatter or blather. Oh, we're just jabbering about the weather—come on in.
3. noun One who takes illegal drugs by injection. If he's a jabber, then this situation is more dire than we thought.

jibber-jabber

slang Nonsense or foolishness. His explanation is just jibber-jabber and doesn't answer the question at all. Who cares what the tabloids say about us? It's all just jibber-jabber anyway.

jabber about someone or something

 
1. to talk or chat very informally about someone or something. Who are they jabbering about? Those kids are jabbering about school again.
2. to talk unintelligibly about someone or something. Is she jabbering about whatever comes to mind? She is jabbering about something, but we can't understand her.
See also: jabber

jabber away

v.
To talk rapidly, unintelligibly, or idly: The friends jabbered away for hours.
See also: away, jabber

jabber

(ˈdʒæbɚ)
1. n. mindless chatter. I’ve heard enough of your jabber.
2. in. to chatter. Come over and we’ll jabber about things over coffee.
3. n. a drug addict who injects drugs. (Drugs.) These scars show that the victim was a jabber.
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Approximately five minutes before the meeting starts, you'll open the Jabber program and the internet information that was sent to you to access the meeting.
El protocolo Jabber (Jabber, 2010) trata datos mediante protocolos XML y tecnologias que permiten a cualquier par de entidades de Internet intercambiar mensajes entre ellos, determinar si estan presentes o no en las respectivas listas de contactos y enviar cualquier otro tipo de informacion estructurada en tiempo real.
One of the primary benefits of this open development is that it allows people in the community to develop their own Jabber clients and servers.
Jabber: Es un conjunto de protocolos XML de flujos de descarga (Streaming) y tecnologias que permiten que dos entidades en internet intercambien mensajes, informacion de presencia, y otra informacion estructurada en tiempos cercanos al real [11].
Jabber is rightly proud of JabberNow's plug-and-play installation.
"Remember how she used to jabber, jabber, jabber?" Thornton said.
Recently, she directed a remount of her production of Enoch Arden by Alfred, Lord Jabber and his Catatonic Songstress for The Theatre Centre in Toronto.
His topics include classifications of wine in Mesopotamian and Rabbinic sources, two cognate Semitic terms for mating and copulating, gibberish jabber in Hosea 7:16, literary and ideological echoes of Jeremiah in Deutero-Isaiah, a literary reinvestigation of the authenticity of the Oracles against the Nations of Amos, and an overlooked double entendre in Jonah 2:5.
IM Manager manages, secures, logs and archives all IM traffic with certified support for public and enterprise IM networks, including AOL, MSN, Yahoo, ICQ, IBM Lotus Instant Messaging, Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2003/2005, Jabber, Reuters, Antepo and others.
Jabber, Senior Vice President of Muss Development Company, the Oceana developer.
If politicians could quit the relentless jabber about introducing mandatory measures, even more people would be willing to save up for their own retirement," HK/Privat chairwoman Karin Retvig told the Danish news agency Ritzau.
Haj Ismail Jabber, has revealed that salaries for 7,000 fictitious troopers were being paid into his pocket every month.
"There is a different emerging standard, 'jabber', but it appears as though it is 'too little, too late.'" By that, Butenko means that, unlike SIP, Jabber is an IM-only protocol.
His edge is that he can talk the structuralist and decon jabber although he takes, one feels, too grumpily against some of the nicer and wackier work of his contemporaries.
The Jabber Software Foundation, the open-source organization launched by Jabber.com Inc, yesterday announced the release of two gateway servers designed to translate third-party instant messaging protocols into Jabber's XMPP.