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chatter

US [ˈtʃætər]
UK [ˈtʃætə(r)]
  • v.喋喋不休;唠叨;饶舌;(因冷或害怕)打颤
  • n.喋喋不休;唠叨的话;鸣叫声;啼啭声
  • Web颤动;颤振;振动
Simple Present:chatters  Present Participle:chattering  Past Tense:chattered  
chatter
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v.
1.
[i]
~ (away/on) (to sb) (about sth)
喋喋不休;唠叨;饶舌to talk quickly and continuously, especially about things that are not important
They chattered away happily for a while.
他们高兴地闲扯了一会儿。
The children chattered to each other excitedly about the next day's events.
孩子们很兴奋,没完没了地谈论着第二天的活动。
2.
[i]
(因冷或害怕)打颤to knock together continuously because you are cold or frightened
3.
[i]
鸣叫;啼啭;啁啾;唧唧叫;吱吱叫to make a series of short high sounds
IDM
the chattering classes
喜欢(对政治或社会问题)发表意见的人the people in society who like to give their opinions on political or social issues
n.
1.
唠叨的话;喋喋不休continuous rapid talk about things that are not important
Jane's constant chatter was beginning to annoy him.
简无休止的唠叨开始使他心烦。
idle chatter
无聊的唠叨
2.
鸣叫声;啼啭声;吱吱叫声a series of quick short high sounds that some animals make
the chatter of monkeys
猴子的吱吱叫声
3.
碰击声;咯咯声;打颤声a series of short sounds made by things knocking together
the chatter of teeth
牙齿打颤的咯咯声

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