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yammer

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verb yam·mer \ˈya-mər\

Simple Definition of yammer

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

Full Definition of yammer

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

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to utter repeated cries of distress or sorrow b :  whimper

  3. 2 :  to utter persistent complaints :  whine

  4. 3 :  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


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