from The Century Dictionary.

  • Peevish; querulous; impatient.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of natter.


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  • My cousin nattered through my cottage door, How will I placate the Doge?

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  • As she said of herself, she believed she grew more "nattered" as she grew older; but that she was conscious of her "natteredness" was


  • So we publicly nattered and yammered at each other for a while, both of us enjoying it immensely, I suspect, and had the occasional b/c chat about more personal matters.

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  • I mean, we've nattered a bit, but we've never met and chances are we never will.

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  • Yesterday I nattered about some frustrations in how libraries, especially mine, shelve their comics collections.

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  • The television voices nattered on about Middle East peace talks, of a terrorism suspect captured, of the latest results from a television game show.

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  • Tim Pawlenty nattered on about something, but even he didn't take an opportunity to ask for patience on Afghanistan.

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  • Twelve months down the line and they're one of the most nattered about breakthrough bands in the UK.

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  • As Mrs. Morton nattered on about the fine qualities of her niece, Declan caught sight of Keira.

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  • I preferred the interactive drama wherein I nattered as inanely as possible and Mercedes tried to talk sense into me, or Nancy said something even more outlandish.

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