natter

[nat-er]
verb (used without object)
1.
to talk incessantly; chatter.
noun
2.
a conversation; chat.

Origin:
1820–30; variant of earlier gnatter < ?

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natter (ˈnætə)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to talk idly and at length; chatter or gossip
 
n
2.  prolonged idle chatter or gossip
 
[C19: changed from gnatter to grumble, of imitative origin; compare Low German gnatteren]
 
'natterer
 
n

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natter
"grumble, fret," 1829, northern England dialect variant of gnatter "to chatter, grumble," earlier (18c.) "to nibble away," probably of echoic origin.
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Example sentences
Do your best to ignore the nattering nabobs of negativity.
Today, we're going to be that nattering nabob of negativism.
These pictures let you in on the nattering inside jokes of the top bananas.
Despite all the nattering about crowded airports, the sky is virtually empty,
  he argues.
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