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English definition of “chatter”

chatter

verb [I] (TEETH)    /ˈtʃæt.ər/ US  /ˈtʃæt̬.ɚ/
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.Making short, sudden movements
(Definition of chatter verb (TEETH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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