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chatter

chat·ter

chatter

pronunciation:
chae tr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: chattered, chattering, chatters
definition 1: to speak rapidly and without important content; jabber.
She chattered on and on about the shoe sale at the mall.
synonyms:
babble, blather, clack, gibber, jabber, maunder, prattle, rattle
similar words:
blabber, chipper, gabble, patter, prate
definition 2: to make a rapid succession of speechlike sounds.
The birds and squirrels chattered all morning.
synonyms:
jabber
similar words:
cackle, chirp, chirrup, clack, cluck, gabble
definition 3: to make a rapid succession of clicking sounds by rapping together or vibrating.
The child's teeth chattered with cold.The machinist's drill chattered on the metal.
synonyms:
rattle
similar words:
clank, clatter, click, knock, rap
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to utter rapidly and aimlessly.
synonyms:
blather, jabber, prattle
similar words:
babble, prate
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: rapid, aimless speech.
His grandmother doesn't understand his chatter about video games.
synonyms:
babble, blather, patter, prattle
similar words:
gab, gibber, gossip, jabber, twaddle
definition 2: a rapid succession of speechlike sounds, as of certain birds and animals.
synonyms:
jabber, jabbering
similar words:
cackle, cackling, chirping, chirruping, clacking, clucking, wind
definition 3: a rapid succession of clicking sounds.
similar words:
clanking, clatter, clicking, rattle, rattling
derivations: chattery (adj.), chatteringly (adv.)
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