Part of speech: verb

To click ( the teeth) rapidly together.

Part of speech: verb

To talk fast and trivially; jabber, as a monkey.

Part of speech: noun

Idle prattle; jabbering; rattling of the teeth.

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Usage examples "chatter":

  1. " Yes, yes; I'll be only too glad to be rid of your noise and chatter for the rest of the day," was the rather ungracious reply. - "Mildred's New Daughter", Martha Finley.
  2. You are but two- and- twenty, and you chatter more than I do though I am forty- two- not to say forty- three. - "Cousin Betty", Honore de Balzac.
  3. I was seized with such a sudden fear lest he should go and chatter at the door with some one that I jumped up also, and got the start of him. - "The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 12 And His Court and of The Regency", Duc de Saint-Simon.