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

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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


YAMMER Defined for English Language Learners

yammer

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verb

Definition of yammer for English Language Learners

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



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