Chuck Todd took over Meet the Press barely a month ago, and already the chattering class is nattering for his head.
It is enough to make Agnewesque nattering nabobs of negativism proud.
I have drawn no nattering portrait of him—but, like other men, he has his good points.
How is a lad to enjoy the society of his mother if she is perpetually nagging and nattering at him?
“O–oh, Monsieur Parole,” I exclaimed at his nattering category of my attributes, almost blushing.
He refused also the nattering offer of entering the Church of England and of receiving a comfortable "living."
A nattering distinction, which he seldom lavished upon his visitors.
But to these nattering appearances it was dangerous to yield implicit confidence.
This description of the state of things in Scotland is far from nattering; but it is substantially correct.
But I set no count on his nattering so long as I could keep him alive.
"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.