yatter

noun
yat·​ter | \ ˈyatə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of yatter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: idle talk : chatter among the yatter there are these sentences of sudden wisdomTimes Literary Supplement
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-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of yatter (Entry 2 of 2)

: to make idle chatter : prattle the ladies can go right on yattering about … the lovely doilies— Relman Morin

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History and Etymology for yatter

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 15 Jun. 2021.

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