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chatter

2 noun
     
Related topics: Colours and Sounds
chatter2 [uncountable]
1 informal talk, especially about things that are not serious or important
chatter of
the excited chatter of the audience
Jane's constant chatter was annoying him.
gossip and idle chatter
She was full of chatter about her new friends.
2C a series of short high sounds made by some birds or monkeys
chatter of
the chatter of birds
3C a hard quick repeated sound made by your teeth knocking together or by machines
chatter of
the chatter of the printer

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