from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who chatters; a chatterbox.
- n. Any of several passerine birds, mostly from South America; especially the cotingas.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A prater; an idle talker.
- n. 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.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
- n. passerine bird of New World tropics
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.