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witter

Line breaks: wit¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪtə
 
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Definition of witter in English:

verb

[no object] British informal
Speak at length about trivial matters: she’d been wittering on about Jennifer and her illness
More example sentences
  • He can, according to those who know him, witter on about pretty much anything, and at ear-numbing length.
  • Nevertheless, La Girnie witters: ‘I'm amazed that there haven't been complaints from the militant feministas and their sisters that the sculpture fails to include a female.’
  • Instead of lauding the likes of Mr Van Buitenen and Ms Andresen, he attacks them; instead of rooting out fraud, he witters on about non-existent success.
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Origin

early 19th century (originally Scots and dialect): probably imitative.

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