1Make a twittering or chattering sound: a pair of hawks arced chittering through the darkness
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- With wide brimmed hats and skin slippery with sun block, they chittered and chattered like sparrows, as they frolicked in their favourite spot.
- One of the tiny bat-creatures chittered nervously from the darkness.
- Not singing as they did in the spring, they were nevertheless chirping, chucking and chittering as they gleaned seeds and insects.
Middle English: imitative; compare with chatter.
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