Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who chatters; a prater; an idle talker.
- n. The popular name of birds of the genus Ampelis in the most restricted sense, or Bombycilla. The Bohemian chatterer is A. garrulus; the chatterer of Carolina, or cedar-bird, A. cedrorum; the chatterer of Japan, A. phœnicopterus. The name is sometimes given to some related birds. See cut under
- n. A person who chatters; a chatterbox.
- n. Any of several passerine birds, mostly from South America; especially the cotingas.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A prater; an idle talker.
- n. (Zoöl.) A bird of the family
Ampelidæ-- so called from its monotonous note. The Bohemion chatterer (Ampelis garrulus) inhabits the arctic regions of both continents. In America the cedar bird is a more common species. See Bohemian chatterer, and Cedar bird.
- n. an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
- n. passerine bird of New World tropics
- chatter + -er (Wiktionary)
“The so-called chatterer has a pleasant note, beautiful plumage, makes a living cleverly, and is graceful in form; it appears to be alien to our country; at all events it is seldom seen at a distance from its own immediate home.”
“You'll make a good point, a half-dozen of her commenters will respond with some counterpoint, and if you respond to more than 2 of them she deletes your posts without notice and declares you a "chatterer".”
“At home, although the man in our house is outnumbered 3: 1, I would say that the women speak a disproportionate amount of the time (none of usis agreat chatterer, though, our house is more likely to be silent rather than filled with conversation by either gender).”
“My plan is $15/month for 500 outgoing minutes (I'm not much of a chatterer), including long distance, caller ID, voice mail, and a slew of other features that Qwest would ream you for, if only they offered them.”
“Antique Holly, after Tribal Council's eviction of marathon chatterer Wendy: "I really liked Wendy.”
“Every once in a while, though, a critic emerges who is more than a chatterer — a critic with credibility whose views seem more than a little plausible and who manages to rankle those in power in more than passing ways.”
““Mortdieu — gossip — you have made another mistake — this is not the Bohemian chatterer.””
“We do know, however, that at least one major Village chatterer can speak of nothing else:”
“Was it possible that Flora could have been such a chatterer in the days she referred to?”
“A few are just mean snipes at the average Briton by what can only be a stereotypical wine-and-cheese chatterer, with lip curled up and moral superiority towering.”
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