yammer

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verb yam·mer \ˈya-mər\

Definition of yammer

yammered

;

yammering

play \ˈya-mə-riŋ, ˈyam-riŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1a :  to utter repeated cries of distress or sorrowb :  whimper

  3. 2 :  to utter persistent complaints :  whine

  4. 3 :  to talk persistently or volubly and often loudly caused the purists to yammer for censorship — D. W. Maurer

yammer

noun

Examples of yammer in a sentence

  1. customers yammered on for what seemed like days about the billing mistake

Origin and Etymology of yammer

Middle English yameren, alteration of yomeren to murmur, be sad, from Old English gēomrian; akin to Old High German jāmaron to be sad


First Known Use: 15th century


YAMMER Defined for English Language Learners

yammer

play
verb yam·mer \ˈya-mər\

Definition of yammer for English Language Learners

  • : to talk in an annoying way usually for a long time



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