Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chattering

2 senses of chattering

Sense 1
chatter, chattering -- (the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine)
       => noise -- (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")

Sense 2
chatter, chattering -- (the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys))
       => noise -- (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")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb chatter

5 senses of chatter

Sense 1
chatter, click -- (click repeatedly or uncontrollably; "Chattering teeth")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 2
chatter -- (cut unevenly with a chattering tool)
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 3
chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit -- (talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze")
       => converse, discourse -- (carry on a conversation)

Sense 4
chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble -- (speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly)
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

Sense 5
chatter -- (make noise as if chattering away; "The magpies were chattering in the trees")
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

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