follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for yatter

yatter

/ˈjætə; Scottish ˈjɑtər/
verb (intransitive)
1.
to talk at length; chatter
noun
2.
continuous chatter
Word Origin
of imitative origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for yatter

yards

Related Terms

the whole nine yards


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for yatter

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for yatter

0
8
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for yatter