Definition of yammer
- caused the purists to yammer for censorship
- —D. W. Maurer
customers yammered on for what seemed like days about the billing mistake
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
beef, bellyache, bleat, carp, caterwaul, complain, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, kick, moan, murmur, mutter, nag, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, yawp (or yaup), yowl;
kick up a fuss;
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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