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yatter

[yat-er] /ˈyæt ər/
verb (used without object)
1.
to chatter or jabber.
noun
2.
chatter; idle talk.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; perhaps ya(p) + (cha)tter
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British Dictionary definitions for yattering

yatter

/ˈjætə; Scottish ˈjɑtər/
verb (intransitive)
1.
to talk at length; chatter
noun
2.
continuous chatter
Word Origin
of imitative origin
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Slang definitions & phrases for yattering

yatter

noun
  1. Incessant talk; chatter; yatata (1825+)
  2. Talk, esp loud talk; chatter; yak, yammer: the yatter against a military man in the White House (1827+)

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