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Definition 1: noisy talk - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for chatter in the sense of this definition

(chatter is a kind of ...) an exchange of ideas via conversation

"let's have more work and less talk around here"

(... is a kind of chatter ) idle or foolish and irrelevant talk

Definition 2: the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys) - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for chatter in the sense of this definition

(chatter is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 3: the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for chatter in the sense of this definition

(chatter is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 4: speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for chatter in the sense of this definition

(chatter is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

(... is a kind of chatter ) to talk foolishly

"The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"

Definition 5: talk socially without exchanging too much information - [verb of communication]

Samples where chatter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze

Synonyms for chatter in the sense of this definition

(chatter is a kind of ...) carry on a conversation

(... is a kind of chatter ) talk idly or casually and in a friendly way

Definition 6: make noise as if chattering away - [verb of communication]

Samples where chatter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The magpies were chattering in the trees

(chatter is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

Definition 7: cut unevenly with a chattering tool - [verb of contact]

(chatter is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

Definition 8: click repeatedly or uncontrollably - [verb of perception]

Samples where chatter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Chattering teeth

Synonyms for chatter in the sense of this definition

(chatter is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

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