Definition of "yammer" []

  • To complain peevishly or whimperingly; whine. (verb-intransitive)
  • To talk volubly and loudly. (verb-intransitive)
  • To utter or say in a complaining or clamorous tone. (verb-transitive)
  • The act of yammering. (noun)
  • To utter or whine in a complaining or peevish manner (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.

  • To make (a complaint) loudly or persistently (verb)
  • (esp of an animal) to howl or wail plaintively or distressingly; yelp or yowl (verb)
  • A whining sound, wail, or utterance (noun)
  • Nonsense; jabber (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "yammer" in a sentence
  • "The more McCain and what's-her-name yammer on about Bill Ayers and domestic terrorists or remind us that McCain was a POW, the more out of touch they appear."
  • "I'd also blabber about how awful Castro is if I wanted to get elected in Miami and yammer incessantly about the fantasy of clean coal if I was running in WV."
  • "Honest, listening to the former mayor yammer on about the president (always wrong) and the candidates for the Republican nomination (all great), it did feel like the next stop was Donald Trump and reality TV."