wittering

noun wit·ter·ing \ ˈwitərə̇n , -riŋ \

Definition of wittering

plural -s
chiefly Scottish
:a piece of information (as a sign, token, or hint)

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Origin and Etymology of wittering

Middle English (Scots) wittering, witering, from gerund of witteren, witeren to clarify, inform, teach, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse vitra to manifest, reveal, vitr wise, vita to know


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