witter

noun
  1. pointless chat; chatter

Word Origin for witter

C20: from dialect; compare twitter
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Examples from the Web for witter

Historical Examples of witter

  • Witter was standing near the curb, but failed to see the death-car pass.

    News Writing

    M. Lyle Spencer

  • The only fellow they can play in his place is Witter, and he's a pygmy.

    Behind the Line

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • Not that Witter doesn't know the position, for he does; but he's too light.

    Behind the Line

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • As Foster had said, Witter, while he was a good player, was light for the position.

    Behind the Line

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • Witter was standing near the curb, but the death-car passed without his seeing it.

    News Writing

    M. Lyle Spencer