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chatter in Colours & sounds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchatterchat‧ter1 /ˈtʃætə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive]  1 TALK TO somebody (also chatter away/on) to talk quickly in a friendly way without stopping, especially about things that are not serious or important She chattered away happily until she noticed I wasn’t listening. She chattered excitedly like a child.chatter about We were chattering about the events of last night.2 CSOUNDif birds or monkeys chatter, they make short high sounds3 COLDif your teeth are chattering, you are so cold or frightened that your teeth are knocking together4 the chattering classeschatterer noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
chatterMitchell had forgotten she chattered a lot, this inflated gaiety, whenever she was hyper or high.Michele sat there chattering about her minor ailments to anyone who would listen.A teleprinter was chattering away in the corner.I could hear the boys chattering away in the other room.The tiny gray-haired woman chattered continuously as she demonstrated how to make a tortilla.People chattering, doors opening and closing, loud male greetings, the level of noise rising.The radio suddenly chatters into life; the phone rings ...Its automatic weapons chatter nightly, and mortars crump in reply.A few minutes later Dexter watched the printer chatter out around two and a half thousand names and addresses.They poured out of the school chattering with their friends.chatter aboutWhat were you two chattering about?