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con·fab inf. • n. / ˈkänˌfab; kənˈfab/ an informal private conversation or discussion. ∎  a meeting or conference of members of a particular group. • v. / kənˈfab; ˈkänˌfab/ (-fabbed , -fab·bing ) [intr.] engage in informal private conversation: Peter was confabbing with a curly-haired guy.

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confab XVIII. colloq. shortening of confabulation talk, chat. XV. — late L. confabulātiō, -ōn-, f. confabulārī converse (see CON-, FABLE), whence confabulate XVII, also abbrev. confab.

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confab

confabblab, cab, confab, crab, Crabbe, dab, drab, fab, flab, gab, grab, jab, kebab, lab, nab, scab, slab, smash-and-grab, stab, tab •Moab • baobab • rehab • pedicab •minicab • taxicab • Skylab

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