yatter

1 of 2

noun

yat·​ter
ˈyatə(r)
plural -s
: idle talk : chatter
among the yatter there are these sentences of sudden wisdomTimes Literary Supplement

yatter

2 of 2

intransitive verb

"
-ed/-ing/-s
: to make idle chatter : prattle
the ladies can go right on yattering about … the lovely doiliesRelman Morin

Word History

Etymology

Noun

probably from yap entry 1 + -ter (as in chatter)

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“Yatter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yatter. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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