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Chattering definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHATTERING, ppr. Uttering rapid, indistinct sounds, as birds; talking idly; moving rapidly and clashing, as the teeth.
CHATTERING, n. Rapid, inarticulate sounds, as of birds; idle talk; rapid striking of the teeth, as in chilliness.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine [syn: chatter, chattering]
2: the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys) [syn: chatter, chattering]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chatter Chat"ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chattered; p. pr. & vb. n. Chattering.] [Of imitative origin. Cf. Chat, v. i. Chitter.] 1. To utter sounds which somewhat resemble language, but are inarticulate and indistinct. The jaw makes answer, as the magpie chatters. --Wordsworth. 2. To talk idly, carelessly, or with undue rapidity; to jabber; to prate. To tame a shrew, and charm her chattering tongue. --Shak. 3. To make a noise by rapid collisions. With chattering teeth, and bristling hair upright. --Dryden.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chattering Chat"ter*ing, n. The act or habit of talking idly or rapidly, or of making inarticulate sounds; the sounds so made; noise made by the collision of the teeth; chatter.




 


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