- to talk incessantly; chatter.
- a conversation; chat.
Origin of natter
Examples from the Web for natter
It is not worth the while to natter The pride of writers we despise.Literary Fables of Yriarte
Tomas de Iriarte
She means it, I believe; but she does natter him so that it would make me sick, if it didn't make me so wretched!Magnum Bonum
Charlotte M. Yonge
Though you are indeed the fairest of women, those men only natter you; they do not love you.One of Cleopatra's Nights and Other Fantastic Romances
- (intr) to talk idly and at length; chatter or gossip
- prolonged idle chatter or gossip
Word Origin and History for natter
"grumble, chatter aimlessly, nag," 1829, northern England dialect variant of gnatter "to chatter, grumble," earlier (18c.) "to nibble away," probably of echoic origin. Related: Nattered; nattering. As a noun, 1866, from the verb.