verb no·rate

Definition of norate


  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly South & Midland :  to spread (news) by word of mouth

  3. 2 chiefly South & Midland :  to make deprecating statements about (a person)

  4. intransitive verb
  5. chiefly South & Midland :  gossip

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Origin and Etymology of norate

alteration of narrate

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