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chatter [1].


Pronunciation: \'cha-t[schwa]r\




1 : to talk fast without thinking or without stopping <My brothers chattered during the entire trip.>

2 : to make quick sounds that suggest speech but lack meaning <Monkeys chattered in the trees.>

3 : to make clicking sounds by hitting together again and again <My teeth are chattering from the cold.>

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Date:Jan 1, 2009
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