chitter-chatter

noun
chit·​ter-chat·​ter | \ ˈchitə(r)ˌchatə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of chitter-chatter

1 : light and lively discussion
2 : trivial, nonsensical, or incessant talk

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History and Etymology for chitter-chatter

reduplication (probably influenced by chit-chat) of chatter entry 2

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“Chitter-chatter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chitter-chatter. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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