Translation of "chatter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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chatterverb [ I ]

uk /ˈtʃæt.ər/ us /ˈtʃæt̬.ɚ/

chatter verb [ I ] (TALK/NOISE)

to talk for a long time about things that are not important

She spent the morning chattering away to her friends. 她和朋友闲聊了一上午。
He chattered happily about nothing in particular. 他喋喋不休,却没讲什么特别的东西。

If animals chatter, they make quick, repeated noises.

The gun shot made the monkeys chatter in alarm. 枪声使猴子们惊慌地吱吱乱叫。

chatter verb [ I ] (TEETH)

If your teeth chatter, they knock together repeatedly because you are very cold or frightened.

I could hardly talk, my teeth were chattering so much. 我几乎说不了话,牙齿不停地打战。

chatternoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtʃæt.ər/ us /ˈtʃæt̬.ɚ/

conversation about things that are not important

I can't concentrate with Ann's constant chatter. 安一直唠唠叨叨,我没法集中精力。

the quick, repeated noises that some animals make

He could hear the chatter of birds in the trees overhead. 他可以听见鸟儿在头顶的树上叽叽喳喳的叫声。

(Translation of “chatter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)