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

3 senses of smatter

Sense 1
dabble, smatter, play around -- (work with in an amateurish manner; "She dabbles in astronomy"; "He plays around with investments but he never makes any money")
       => busy, occupy -- (keep busy with; "She busies herself with her butterfly collection")

Sense 2
babble, blather, smatter, blether, blither -- (to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby")
       => chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble -- (speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly)

Sense 3
smatter -- (speak with spotty or superficial knowledge; "She smatters Russian")
       => speak, talk -- (use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect")

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