con·fab·u·late /kənˈfæbjəˌlet/ 不及物動詞
Con·fab·u·late v. i. [imp. & p. p. Confabulated; p. pr. & vb. n. Confabulating.] To talk familiarly together; to chat; to prattle.
I shall not ask Jean Jaques Rousseau
If birds confabulate or no. --Cowper.
v 1: unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
2: 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, confab,
chitchat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw,
3: have a conference in order to talk something over; "We
conferred about a plan of action" [syn: confer, confab,