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In reality the workings of your governing system are opaque and covert, while hiding in the chattering spotlight of an ostensible transparency, even though the ultimate objective is clear.
Breyten Breytenbach

Meaning of "chattering" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHATTERING

chattering  [ˈtʃætərɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHATTERING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chattering is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHATTERING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of chattering in the English dictionary

The definition of chattering in the dictionary is rapid and continuous talk. Other definition of chattering is the high-pitched, repetitive noises made by a bird, monkey etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHATTERING


baby-battering
ˈbeɪbɪˌbætərɪŋ
battering
ˈbætərɪŋ
catering
ˈkeɪtərɪŋ
centering
ˈsɛntərɪŋ
factoring
ˈfæktərɪŋ
flattering
ˈflætərɪŋ
fostering
ˈfɒstərɪŋ
glittering
ˈɡlɪtərɪŋ
Kettering
ˈkɛtərɪŋ
lettering
ˈlɛtərɪŋ
mentoring
ˈmɛntərɪŋ
monitoring
ˈmɒnɪtərɪŋ
motoring
ˈməʊtərɪŋ
plastering
ˈplɑːstərɪŋ
scattering
ˈskætərɪŋ
shattering
ˈʃætərɪŋ
smattering
ˈsmætərɪŋ
tutoring
ˈtjuːtərɪŋ
unflattering
ʌnˈflætərɪŋ
watering
ˈwɔːtərɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHATTERING

chatted
chattel
chattel house
chattel mortgage
chattel personal
chattel real
chatter
chatter mark
chatterati
chatterbox
chatterer
chattering classes
Chatterton
chattery
chatti
chattier
chattiest
chattily
chattiness
chatting

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHATTERING

bring
civil engineering
considering
covering
electrical engineering
empowering
engineering
fingering
flowering
gathering
hovering
lowering
mechanical engineering
offering
ordering
recovering
rendering
steering
suffering
wandering
wondering

Synonyms and antonyms of chattering in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CHATTERING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «chattering» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of chattering

Translation of «chattering» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHATTERING

Find out the translation of chattering to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chattering from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chattering» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

抖动
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parloteo
570 millions of speakers

English

chattering
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बकबक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الثرثارة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

болтовня
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tagarelar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বক বক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bavardage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersuara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rattern
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チャタリング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

채터
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngobrol
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ầm ầm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாயலம்பல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बडबड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

geveze
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chattering
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szczękając
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

балаканина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trăncănit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φλυαρία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

trillings
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

chatte
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

chatte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chattering

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHATTERING»

The term «chattering» is regularly used and occupies the 63.155 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHATTERING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chattering

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3 QUOTES WITH «CHATTERING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word chattering.
1
Dave Brat
All too frequently, the knee jerk reaction to tragedies by the media and chattering class is to move to restrict our rights... Our founding documents make it clear that our inalienable rights come from God and that the job of the government is to ensure and protect those God-given rights.
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Breyten Breytenbach
In reality the workings of your governing system are opaque and covert, while hiding in the chattering spotlight of an ostensible transparency, even though the ultimate objective is clear.
3
Thomas Perry
It's important, I think, for a writer of fiction to maintain an awareness of the pace and shape of the book as he's writing it. That is, he should be making an object, not chattering.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHATTERING»

Discover the use of chattering in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chattering and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Chattering: Stories
Louise Stern’s stories are peopled with brave young girls, out to party, travel the world, go a little bit wild.
Louise Stern, 2011
2
The Chattering Wagtails of Mikuyu Prison
The collection reveals Mapanje's initial reaction to the banning of his last volume in Malawi and his subsequent imprisonment in Mikuyu Prison, and includes poems written since his release and exile from his native land.
Jack Mapanje, 1993
3
Chattering courtesans and other sardonic sketches
Described by a later Greek historian as "a man seriously committed to raising a laugh", Lucian exulted in the exposure of absurdity and the puncturing of pretension, and was capable of finding a comic angle on almost any subject.
Lucian (of Samosata.), Lucian, Keith C. Sidwell, 2004
4
A Story that Talks about Talking Is Like Chatter to ...
Well, now you can! Just not with this book. Well, except for the mystical bit. This book is guaranteed to cost you, or your money back. If there is ever a book that deserves to be burned, this is it.
Jarod Kintz, Benson Bruno, 2011
5
The Ghost of the Chattering Bones
A family friend believes there is a valuable piece of jewelry hidden on her property, but she only has one clue to help them find it. Will they find the treasure, or will the ghost of the Chattering Bones scare them away first?
Gertrude Chandler Warner, 2011
6
Chattering Chipmunks
Examines chipmunks, including their appearance, eating habits, predators, and habitats.
Janet Piehl, 2005
7
The Chattering Bones
My Chattering Bones For a complete list of books available from the Sword. Ruth Scarff Jane Lippy chat-ter - ing bones Will stop, stand still, (shh) and pray. © l995 Ruth A. Scarff P. 0. Box 1099 • Murfreesboro, TN 37133 (800) 251-4100 19.
Ruth Scarff, 2001
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Sliding Mode Control in Electro-mechanical Systems
CHAPTER EIGHT The Chattering Problem Almost ever since sliding mode ideas have been put forward, the audible noise some sliding mode controllers exhibit has irritated control engineers and has often led to resentment, even rejection of  ...
Vadim Utkin, Juergen Guldner, Ma Shijun, 1999
9
Discontinuous Control Systems: Frequency-Domain Analysis and ...
chattering. phenomenon. and. its. LPRS. analysis. We have shown that the SM control system is essentially a relay feedback system even if the control algorithm is not a relay function. This is very important and allows us to carry out analysis of  ...
Igor Boiko, 2008
10
Analysis and Design of Hybrid Systems 2006: A Proceedings ...
A Proceedings volume from the 2nd IFAC Conference, Alghero, Italy, 7-9 June 2006 Christos Cassandras, Alessandro Giua, Carla Seatzu, Janan Zaytoon. CHATTERING PROBLEM IN SLIDING MODE CONTROL SYSTEMS Vadim Utkin * ...
Christos Cassandras, Alessandro Giua, Carla Seatzu, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHATTERING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chattering is used in the context of the following news items.
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Thousands of birds abandon eggs, nests on Florida island
Thousands of little blue herons, roseate spoonbills, snowy egrets, pelicans and other chattering birds were gone. Nests sat empty in trees; eggs ... «The Denver Post, Jul 15»
2
The B Team: 'Minions' Are Darling, but They're Best on the Margins
Chattering and nattering, Kevin, Bob, and Stuart make an unholy mess of the whole thing: Bob screws up and becomes king himself; Stuart ... «Village Voice, Jul 15»
3
Avatar: The Last Airbender - "The Drill" Flashback Review
("You're like a chattering hog monkey!") Mudbending. However, I think the definitive moment of this episode was Aang "winding up" to give the ... «IGN, Jul 15»
4
Film Review: 'The World Is Mine'
An exceptionally well-shot scene has Larisa in closeup chattering away on the phone with a friend; gradually audiences realize she's ... «Variety, Jul 15»
5
Running in the rain reveals city treasures
... heater and drinking enough hot tea to set your teeth to chattering, consider heading out for a quick run to bask in the glory of winter's wrath. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
6
Tank restoration project launched
“There are bunch of people chattering, but the thing is, this is our tank. This is our community. If we are all about veterans, let's see how ... «Kokomo Perspective, Jul 15»
7
Refreshing retro-film oddity
Jaar intuits and interprets and so should you. A track called Survival is infused with people chattering and a dash of micro-beats riding on an indolent synth riff. «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
8
9 'Bachelor In Paradise' Trailer Highlights That Prove Season 2 Will …
Do you hear that? That faint chattering sound riding the breeze like a surfer rides a wave off of the coast of Tulum? No, you are not imagining it, fellow member of ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
9
Video shows teens laughing at man lying unconscious in Cincinnati
Object of ridicule: A group of teenagers gathered around the man, laughing at him and chattering excitedly. One person in the crowd was heard ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
10
Russell Wilson says God spoke to him right after Super Bowl …
deep64blue says: Jul 6, 2015 6:50 PM. Good for him standing up for what he believes in and not being put off by the chattering classes. «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Chattering [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chattering>. Sep 2020 ».
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