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Chatterer   Listen
noun
Chatterer  n.  
1.
A prater; an idle talker.
2.
(Zool.) A bird of the family Ampelidae so called from its monotonous note. The Bohemion chatterer (Ampelis garrulus) inhabits the arctic regions of both continents. In America the cedar bird is a more common species. See Bohemian chatterer, and Cedar bird.






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"Chatterer" Quotes from Famous Books



... that Flora could have been such a chatterer in the days she referred to? Could there have been anything like her present disjointed volubility in the fascinations ...
— Little Dorrit • Charles Dickens

... 'Oh! that chatterer, that worst of gossipers, has gone and told the Naylors and Mrs. Gage all we said ...
— Scenes and Characters • Charlotte M. Yonge

... the same with those in Europe; but there may be many others which we had no opportunity of knowing. A very beautiful bird was shot in the woods at Norton Sound, which, I am told, is sometimes found in England, and known by the name of Chatterer. Our people met with other small birds there, but in no great variety and abundance; such as the wood pecker, the bullfinch, the yellow finch, and a small bird called ...
— A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 • Robert Kerr

... After them more than twenty thousand others come, following them to the court. And all the people run together, each striving to be there first. Bertrand made his complaint aloud, in the hearing of all, to the emperor: but they took him for an idle chatterer when he said that he had seen the empress all exposed. The city is in a ferment of excitement: some regard the news they hear as simple nonsense, others advise and urge the emperor to visit the tower himself. Great is the noise and confusion of the ...
— Four Arthurian Romances - "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" • Chretien de Troyes



Words linked to "Chatterer" :   cotinga, New World flycatcher, cock of the rock, Rupicola peruviana, flycatcher, speaker, Cephalopterus ornatus, genus Cotinga, magpie, prater, utterer, talker, chatterbox, Rupicola rupicola, spouter, verbalizer, babbler, umbrella bird, bellbird, verbaliser



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