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chatter

noun

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1 friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this
  • pleasant chatter over morning coffee

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2 loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound
  • the chatter of the ship's engine kept us awake all night

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chatter

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of chatter (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • chattered idly while waiting in line

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2 to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and usually unintelligibly
  • the parrot chatters all day

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The first known use of chatter was in the 13th century

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“Chatter.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chatter. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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