gabber

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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]

Borrowed from Dutch gabber.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gabber (countable and uncountable, plural gabbers)

  1. (uncountable, music) A subgenre of hardcore techno characterised by an intense, distorted kick sound and controversial lyrics or samples.
  2. (countable) A gabber music lover, usually dressed in a tracksuit, often with a complete shaved head or partially for women, seen primarily in the 1990s.

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣɑ.bər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gab‧ber
  • Rhymes: -ɑbər

Noun[edit]

gabber m (plural gabbers, diminutive gabbertje n)

  1. a guy
  2. a friend; a pal
  3. (music) gabber (hardcore subgenre)
  4. A fan of gabber music, a gabber

Derived terms[edit]