norate

verb
no·​rate | \ nōˈrāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of norate

transitive verb

1 chiefly South & Midland : to spread (news) by word of mouth
2 chiefly South & Midland : to make deprecating statements about (a person)

intransitive verb

chiefly South & Midland : gossip

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History and Etymology for norate

alteration of narrate

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“Norate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/norate. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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