The Daily Beast tries to clear up the chatter by looking at what the new smartphone will offer and when you can get it.
Much of the chatter on cable seems to generate more heat than light.
But tennis needs to clean up its act if there is any hope to ending the chatter about Nadal and other top players.
For all the chatter about Stewart's feud with Fox News, he and Bill O'Reilly have quite the bromance.
Before the envelopes were even opened, there was chatter about the most unfortunate members of the class.
Many of these pages, I fondly foresee, must consist but of the record of their chatter.
Marcia has some guests on the porch; he hears their chatter and laughter.
Red squirrels came down close to my head to chatter and scold and drive me out of the solitude.
Can I exercise my thoughts, with the chatter of a parrot in my ears?
The chatter of a squirrel high up somewhere in the branches of an oak, recalled him to his wits.
early 13c., chateren "to twitter, gossip," earlier cheateren, chiteren, of echoic origin. Cf. Dutch koeteren "jabber," Danish kvidre "twitter, chirp." Related: Chattered; chattering. Phrase chattering class in use by 1893, with a reference perhaps from 1843:
Such was the most interesting side of the fatal event to that idle chattering class of London life to whom the collision of heaven and earth were important only as affording matter for "news!" [Catherine Grace F. Gore ("Mrs. Gore"), "The Banker's Wife," 1843]
mid-13c., originally of birds, from chatter (v.).