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CHATTER, verb intransitive [See Chat.]

1. To utter sounds rapidly and indistinctly, as a magpie, or a monkey.

2. To make a noise by collision of the teeth. We say, the teeth chatter when one is chilly and shivering.

3. To talk idly, carelessly or rapidly; to jabber.

CHATTER, noun Sounds like those of a pie or monkey; idle talk.