Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of yammer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crying, whining, or grumbling.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • July 13th, 2009 12: 15 pm ET sniffit – Based on reading several of your posts, "yammering" is what you excel at.

    Hatch reminds committee of past Obama statements

  • Remember all the yammering from the conservative media about the “partisan Democrats” at the CIA who refused to provide “the truth” about Iraqi WMDs?

    Matthew Yglesias » Chief of Staff

  • But suppose we let it be magic in SF land, rather than trying to explain it away with much hand-waving and pseudo-techno yammering, which is rather useless in the big picture—for transhuman fiction is, if anything, about how it transforms, or does not transform, the human experience.

    Kindle-licious: Dust | Spontaneous ∂erivation

  • Listening to their yammering is the price we pay, for the constitution protects free speech no matter how distasteful, as the government is not in the business of adjudicating taste or intelligence.

    Malaysiakini

  • Until you can convince me that that is not racism, I have no desire to waste anymore of my time "yammering" with you. lol

    Hatch reminds committee of past Obama statements

  • Driver error is blamed for 95% of crashes, with 25% due specifically to driver distraction (such as yammering into a cell phone).

    Decaffeinated

  • Driver error is blamed for 95% of crashes; 25% are due specifically to driver distraction (such as yammering into a cellphone).

    Decaffeinated

  • The airwaves may be awash with treacly DJs, nerve-shredding jingles and the kind of yammering advertisements that deserve their very own circle in Hell, but no one thinks radio is an affront to Western civilisation as a result.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • All you do is try and justify why the government shouldn't go after drug use by "yammering" about the ineffectiveness of the laws or the constitutionality of the laws or morality of the laws.

    LJWorld.com stories: News

  • CNET's home state), and -- hey -- at least it comes in handy for other situations, such as yammering on the phone while you prepare dinner or fold the laundry.

    Crave: The gadget blog

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