- Talk casually, especially on unimportant matters; chat: they nattered away for hoursMore example sentences
- Around her, they chattered, nattered, muttered… and laughed.
- Iain's dad and I work together, so no doubt we will be nattering about England's progress at every opportunity.
- And the two young ladies kept on nattering on about hair fashion all the time pretending not to see an old man standing close by.
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- A casual and leisurely conversation: I could do with a drink and a natterMore example sentences
- At one point I was worried Ronnie wasn't going to recover and I would go round to Stephanie's and have a good cry or a natter.
- ‘I'm not stopping,’ chirrups the visitor who settles down for a cuppa and a natter with her coat on.
- He used to go to Beckhill Working Men's Club and have a natter with Donald because he knew what nights he went there.
early 19th century (in the dialect sense 'grumble, fret'): imitative.
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