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smatter

verb smat·ter \ ˈsma-tər \

Definition of smatter

intransitive verb
: to talk superficially : babble
transitive verb
1 : to speak with spotty or superficial knowledge
  • smatters French
2 : to dabble in

smatterer

play \ˈsma-tər-ər\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of smatter

Middle English smateren to make dirty, talk idly


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smatter

noun

Definition of smatter

: smattering
  • a smatter of applause

Examples of smatter in a Sentence

  1. we received only a smatter of complaints about the book

First Known Use of smatter

1668



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