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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: From the sound made when talking quickly

natter

1 verb
     
nat‧ter1 [intransitive] British English informal
to talk for a long time about unimportant things [= chat]
natter to/with
Sometimes she would pick up the telephone and natter to Charles.
natter about
Lynne's been nattering on about the wedding for weeks.

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