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chatterer

Syllabification: chat·ter·er
Pronunciation: /ˈCHadərər
 
/

Definition of chatterer in English:

noun

1 another term for chatterbox.
Example sentences
  • With 1,500 jobs to go, its army of chatterers will be revealing, announcing and interviewing - mainly each other - on what it means for the future of Britain, broadcasting and house prices in north London and Glasgow's west end.
  • And yet while teachers' strikes may have been popular with chatterers and some politicians, the iridescence has caused untold suffering among pupils whose school calendar has been dislocated.
  • To be sure, there are a good number of chatterers arguing that these latest attacks are the bitter harvest of the war.
2 informal Any of a number of birds with chattering calls, especially a babbler, a waxwing, or a cotinga.
Example sentences
  • It was possible to identify individual chatterers throughout a season, and sound data suggest that individual fish are relatively stationary within separate ranges.

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