verb \ˈya-mər\

: to talk in an annoying way usually for a long time

yam·meredyam·mer·ing \ˈya-mə-riŋ, ˈyam-riŋ\

Full Definition of YAMMER

intransitive verb
a :  to utter repeated cries of distress or sorrow
b :  whimper
:  to utter persistent complaints :  whine
:  to talk persistently or volubly and often loudly <caused the purists to yammer for censorship — D. W. Maurer>
yammer noun

Examples of YAMMER

  1. <customers yammered on for what seemed like days about the billing mistake>

Origin of YAMMER

Middle English yameren, alteration of yomeren to murmur, be sad, from Old English gēomrian; akin to Old High German jāmaron to be sad
First Known Use: 15th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: yamp
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Yami
All Words Near: yammer

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up yammer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).