Gibber


Gibber

Gibber (Gibbus, lat.), Buckel, s. Rückgrathskrümmung. Gibbĕra acies, bei den Römern eine Stellung des Heeres, wenn die Flügel sich zurückzogen, daß das Centrum vorstand.


Pierer's Lexicon. 1857–1865.

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  • GIBBER — ex Hebr. Gap desc: Hebrew, quod cognationem habet cum Hebr. Gap desc: Hebrew et Gap desc: Hebrew, unde Gr. κῦφος et ὕβος, quid proprie, ex vet. dicto liquet. In dorso gibbus, in pectore gibber Unde gibber, istiusmodi pectoris tumore deformis.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Gibber — Gib ber (j[i^]b b[ e]r), n. [From {Gib} to balk.] A balky horse. Youatt. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gibber — gib ber (g[i^]b b[ e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {gibbered} (g[i^]b b[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {gibbering}.] [Akin to jabber, and gabble.] To speak rapidly and inarticulately. Shak. Syn: jabber. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gibber — (v.) c.1600, probably a back formation from GIBBERISH (Cf. gibberish). Related: Gibbered; gibbering …   Etymology dictionary

  • gibber — vb prate, chatter, *chat, gab, patter, prattle, babble, gabble, jabber …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • gibber — gibber, gibberish are pronounced jib ǝ …   Modern English usage

  • gibber — ► VERB ▪ speak rapidly and unintelligibly, typically through fear or shock. DERIVATIVES gibbering adjective. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • gibber — [jib′ər] vi., vt. [echoic] to speak or utter rapidly and incoherently; chatter unintelligibly n. unintelligible chatter; gibberish …   English World dictionary

  • gibber — UK [ˈdʒɪbə(r)] / US [ˈdʒɪbər] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms gibber : present tense I/you/we/they gibber he/she/it gibbers present participle gibbering past tense gibbered past participle gibbered to speak in a way that is hard to… …   English dictionary

  • gibber — I. /ˈdʒɪbə / (say jibuh) verb (i) 1. to speak inarticulately; chatter. –noun 2. gibbering utterance. {? frequentative of obsolete gib (verb) caterwaul, behave like a cat; sense development and pronunciation influenced by association with jabber}… …   Australian English dictionary