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1. chatter

noun. ['ˈtʃætɝ'] noisy talk.

Synonyms

  • blether
  • idle talk
  • yak
  • cackle
  • talk
  • prattle
  • chin music
  • talking
  • yack
  • prate

Antonyms

  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout
  • specify

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chat (English)
  • chateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Chatter

  • mcphatter
  • mcfatter
  • antimatter
  • vannatter
  • vannater
  • vanatter
  • splatter
  • spatter
  • smatter
  • slatter
  • schlatter
  • scatter
  • platter
  • flatter
  • clatter
  • blatter
  • vatter
  • tatter
  • tatar
  • shatter
  • satter
  • sater
  • patter
  • natter
  • matter
  • mater
  • latter
  • fatter
  • batter
  • attar

How do you pronounce chatter?

Pronounce chatter as ˈʧætər.

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Example sentences of the word chatter


1. Noun, singular or mass
By age 3, your child should be a chatter bug with more words than you can count.

2. Verb, base form
The blade begins to chatter or skip across the windshield.

Quotes containing the word chatter


1. The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.
- Socrates

2. Too lazy to be ambitious,I let the world take care of itself.Ten days' worth of rice in my bag;a bundle of twigs by the fireplace.Why chatter about delusion and enlightenment?Listening to the night rain on my roof,I sit comfortably, with both legs stretched out.
- Ryokan

3. There is nothing more natural than to consider everything as starting from oneself, chosen as the center of the world; one finds oneself thus capable of condemning the world without even wanting to hear its deceitful chatter.
- Guy Debord

2. chatter

verb. ['ˈtʃætɝ'] speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly.

Synonyms

  • blab
  • speak
  • smatter
  • babble
  • tittle-tattle
  • prattle
  • twaddle
  • tattle
  • gabble
  • verbalize
  • maunder
  • verbalise
  • blither
  • clack
  • piffle
  • palaver
  • blabber
  • talk
  • gibber
  • mouth
  • utter
  • blather
  • prate

Antonyms

  • vowel
  • consonant
  • unsound
  • unhealthy

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chat (English)
  • chateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. chatter

verb. ['ˈtʃætɝ'] click repeatedly or uncontrollably.

Synonyms

  • click
  • go

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chat (English)
  • chateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. chatter

verb. ['ˈtʃætɝ'] talk socially without exchanging too much information.

Synonyms

  • claver
  • confabulate
  • chat
  • jaw
  • shmooze
  • chaffer
  • gossip
  • shoot the breeze
  • chit-chat
  • chew the fat
  • schmooze
  • discourse
  • confab
  • chitchat
  • converse
  • jawbone
  • visit
  • schmoose
  • shmoose

Antonyms

  • silence
  • unreasonable
  • shallow
  • invalid

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chat (English)
  • chateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. chatter

verb. ['ˈtʃætɝ'] cut unevenly with a chattering tool.

Antonyms

  • continuant consonant

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chat (English)
  • chateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. chatter

verb. ['ˈtʃætɝ'] make noise as if chattering away.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise

Antonyms

  • injured
  • damaged
  • unwholesome
  • broken

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chat (English)
  • chateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. chatter

noun. ['ˈtʃætɝ'] the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys).

Synonyms

  • noise

Antonyms

  • mitigated
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chat (English)
  • chateren (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. chatter

noun. ['ˈtʃætɝ'] the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine.

Synonyms

  • noise

Antonyms

  • forward
  • synonymous

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • chat (English)
  • chateren (Middle English (1100-1500))
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