gabber

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

gab +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

gabber (plural gabbers)

  1. (obsolete) A liar; a deceiver.
  2. One who is addicted to idle talk.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch gabber.

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Noun[edit]

gabber (uncountable)

  1. (music) A style of electronic music, a subgenre of hardcore techno characterised by a distorted kick sound and controversial lyrics or samples.

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Yiddish חבֿר (khaver, friend), which is borrowed from Hebrew חָבֵר (khavér, friend).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gabber m (plural gabbers, diminutive gabbertje n)

  1. A guy.
  2. A friend; a pal.
  3. Gabber music.
  4. A gabber music lover, usually dressed in a tracksuit, often with a partially (women) or completely (men and women) shaven head. This appearance was seen primarily in the nineties.

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