[yam-er] Informal.
verb (used without object)
to whine or complain.
to make an outcry or clamor.
to talk loudly and persistently.
verb (used with object)
to utter clamorously, persistently, or in complaint: They yammered their complaints until she let them see the movie.
the act or noise of yammering.

1275–1325; Middle English yameren (v.) < Middle Dutch jam(m)eren, replacing Middle English yomeren, Old English gēomrian to complain, derivative of gēomor sad; akin to German Jammer lamentation

yammerer, noun
yammeringly, adverb
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yammer (ˈjæmə)
1.  to utter or whine in a complaining or peevish manner
2.  to make (a complaint) loudly or persistently
3.  (intr) (esp of an animal) to howl or wail plaintively or distressingly; yelp or yowl
4.  a yammering sound, wail, or utterance
5.  nonsense; jabber
[Old English geōmrian to grumble, complain; related to Old High German iāmar misery, lamentation, Old Norse amra to howl]

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Word Origin & History

1481, "to lament," probably from M.Du. jammeren and cognate M.E. yeoumeren, "to mourn, complain," from O.E. geomrian "to lament," from geomor "sorrowful," probably of imitative origin. Meaning "to make loud, annoying noise" is attested from 1513.
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Example sentences
But there's a time and place to yammer on a little about your own work, and this is one of them.
The sound is great, you can yammer on for up to six hours per call, and there are a million cool features.
The yammer of rivet guns and the hiss of arc welders fills the air as new steel frames rise.
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