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natter

verb [I] uk   /ˈnæt.ər/ us    /ˈnæt̬.ɚ/ informal
to talk continuously for a long time without any particular purpose: Once he starts nattering you just can't stop him. My mother and her friends natter away on the phone all evening.Informal talking and conversation
natter
noun [C] uk   us  
We had a long natter over coffee.Informal talking and conversation
(Definition of natter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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