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natter

[ nat-er ]

verb (used without object)

  1. to talk incessantly; chatter.


noun

  1. a conversation; chat.

natter

/ ˈnætə /

verb

  1. intr to talk idly and at length; chatter or gossip


noun

  1. prolonged idle chatter or gossip
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Derived Forms

  • ˈnatterer, noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of natter1

First recorded in 1820–30; variant of earlier gnatter < ?
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Word History and Origins

Origin of natter1

C19: changed from gnatter to grumble, of imitative origin; compare Low German gnatteren
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Example Sentences

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!

I niver seed a man pitch into anything like as that Natter-list did into that horseflesh.

It is not worth the while to natter The pride of writers we despise.

Though you are indeed the fairest of women, those men only natter you; they do not love you.

The Natter-jack (Bufo calamita), a closely allied species to the common toad, is found about Killarney.

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