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Definition of "natter" []

  • To talk idly; chatter. (verb-intransitive)
  • To talk idly and at length; chatter or gossip (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Prolonged idle chatter or gossip (noun)

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Use "natter" in a sentence
  • "JEFFREY EUGENIDES dark natter [dark nat ur] n. an analogue of dark matter, which astrophysicists speculate may constitute as much as 90 percent of the universe, dark natter is empty but continuous chatter of an ominous sort, whether in direct discourse, by way of the electronic media, or in print."
  • "We were observant of details and appearances, and we could one and all "natter" over our small grievances without wearying of the subject, and without ever speculating on their causes, or devising remedies for them."
  • "i was advised by a green party lady last night to send the email 5 times in one go, that that's how to get his attention. i don't want to piss him off but would like the honour of a one-on-one 'natter'. i've been told i give good nat."