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chatter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of chatter

  1. 1 friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this <pleasant chatter over morning coffee> Synonyms backchat, cackle, causerie, chat, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, confab, confabulation, gab, gabfest, gossip, jangle, jaw, natter [chiefly British], palaver, patter, rap, schmooze, small talk, table talk, talk, tête-à-têteRelated Words colloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap

  2. 2 loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound <the chatter of the ship's engine kept us awake all night> Synonyms babel, blare, bluster, bowwow, brawl, bruit [archaic], cacophony, noise, clamor, clangor, decibel(s), din, discordance, katzenjammer, racket, rattle, roarRelated Words discord, dissonance; commotion, furor, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, rumpus, tumult, uproar; clatter, jangle; bang, blast, boom, clap, crack, crashNear Antonyms calm, hush, lull; quietude, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility)Antonyms quiet, silence, silentness, still, stillness




chatter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of chatter

  1. 1 to engage in casual or rambling conversation <chattered idly while waiting in line> Synonyms babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chat, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, patter, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visitRelated Words gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak (also yack), yammer, yap

  2. 2 to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and usually unintelligibly <the parrot chatters all day> Synonyms bumble, chat, babble, drivel, drool, gabble, gibber, jabber, prattle, sputterRelated Words blabber, blather, bleat, blither, gab, jangle, jaw, patter, prate, rattle, run on, smatter, tittle-tattle, troll, yak (also yack); chunter [British], maunder, mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter; stammer, stutter; screech, shout, shriekNear Antonyms articulate, enunciate, pronounce




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