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Synonyms for chatter

Synonyms for chatter

to talk volubly, persistently, and usually inconsequentially

to talk rapidly, incoherently, or indistinctly

to make or cause to make a succession of short, sharp sounds

incessant and usually inconsequential talk

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the rapid series of noises made by the parts of a machine

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the high-pitched continuing noise made by animals (birds or monkeys)

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click repeatedly or uncontrollably

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cut unevenly with a chattering tool

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make noise as if chattering away

References in classic literature ?
Then there was the sleigh ride, during which she found her tongue and chattered like any magpie, and so ended that glorious Christmas Day; and many and many a night thereafter did Rebecca go to sleep with the precious coral chain under her pillow, one hand always upon it to be certain that it was safe.
Raw and chill was the winter morning: my teeth chattered as I hastened down the drive.
So I chattered on; and Heathcliff gradually lost his frown and began to look quite pleasant, when all at once our conversation was interrupted by a rumbling sound moving up the road and entering the court.
Her face was livid, and her teeth chattered in her head.
Sighs of the winds that blew over a little garden-tomb were mingled with them also, and both were audible to Lucie, in a hushed murmur--like the breathing of a summer sea asleep upon a sandy shore --as the little Lucie, comically studious at the task of the morning, or dressing a doll at her mother's footstool, chattered in the tongues of the Two Cities that were blended in her life.
A man who had been soaked in water, and smothered in mud, and lamed by stones, and cut by flints, and stung by nettles, and torn by briars; who limped, and shivered, and glared and growled; and whose teeth chattered in his head as he seized me by the chin.
But far away in Africa, where the monkeys chattered in the palm-trees before they went to bed under the big yellow moon, they would say to one another,
All round the hull, in the blackness, the rippling current bubbled and chattered like a little mountain stream.
I believe some picture of mine had made a great success at the time, at least had been chattered about in the penny newspapers, which is the nineteenth-century standard of immortality.