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ya-ta-ta

[ yah-tuh-tuh, yat-uh-tuh ]
/ ˈyɑ tə tə, ˈyæt ə tə /
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noun Slang.

empty conversation.

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Origin of ya-ta-ta

An Americanism dating back to 1945–50; imitative

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