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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an informal conversation;
[syn: chat, confab, confabulation, schmooze, schmoose]


VERB (2)

1. talk socially without exchanging too much information;
- Example: "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
[syn: chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit]

2. have a conference in order to talk something over;
- Example: "We conferred about a plan of action"
[syn: confer, confabulate, confab, consult]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Confab \Con"fab\, n. [Contr. from confabulation.] Familiar talk or conversation. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

confab n 1: an informal conversation [syn: chat, confab, confabulation, schmooze, schmoose] v 1: talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze" [syn: chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit] 2: have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action" [syn: confer, confabulate, confab, consult]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

49 Moby Thesaurus words for "confab": advise, audience, bargaining, bargaining session, bull session, chinfest, collogue, conclave, confabulate, confabulation, conference, confrontation, congress, consult, consultation, convention, council, council fire, council of war, dialogue, discussion, duologue, exchange of views, eyeball-to-eyeball encounter, high-level talk, huddle, interchange of views, interview, meeting, negotiations, news conference, palaver, parley, pourparler, powwow, press conference, question-and-answer session, seance, session, sitting, speech, summit, summit conference, summitry, talk, talkfest, treat, trialogue, words