Translation of "chatter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ I ] uk /ˈtʃæt.ər/ us /ˈtʃæt̬.ɚ/

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

She spent the morning chattering away to her friends. 她和朋友閒聊了一個上午。
He chattered happily about nothing in particular. 他喋喋不休,卻沒講甚麼特別的東西。

If animals chatter, they make quick, repeated noises.

The gun shot made the monkeys chatter in alarm. 槍聲使那群猴子驚慌地吱吱亂叫。

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. 我幾乎說不了話,牙齒不停地打顫。
noun [ U ] uk /ˈtʃæt.ər/ us /ˈtʃæt̬.ɚ/

conversation about things that are not important

I can't concentrate with Ann's constant chatter. 安一直嘮嘮叨叨,我沒法集中精神。

the quick, repeated noises that some animals make

He could hear the chatter of birds in the trees overhead. 他聽見鳥在頭頂的樹上嘰嘰喳喳的鳴叫。

communication between people over the internet:

Experts monitor internet chatter for the government.

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