natter

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See also: Natter and nätter

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From a Northern England dialectal variant of gnatter (also knatter) ("to chatter, grumble; nibble away at"). Cognate with German Low German gnattern (to mumble, grumble, be grouchy).

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natter (third-person singular simple present natters, present participle nattering, simple past and past participle nattered)

  1. (colloquial) To talk casually; to discuss unimportant matters.
  2. (Scotland) To nag.

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natter (plural natters)

  1. (colloquial) Mindless and irrelevant chatter.

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natter

  1. Comparative form of nat

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natte +‎ -er

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natter

  1. to plait; to braid

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