[ US /ˈnætɝ/ ]
[ UK /nˈætɐ/ ]
[ UK /nˈætɐ/ ]
talk socially without exchanging too much information
the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze
How To Use natter In A Sentence
- This link is sort of off-topic but really not, as it's yet another case (as in the present one) of the media doing their level best to shout down "the critics" -- the nattering nabobs of negativism -- and then, years later, admitting that the "gadflies" were right all along, and that what looked like a scam, walked like a scam, and quacked like a scam was -- quelle surprise! Funky math with Mark Larabee (Jack Bog's Blog)
- Sedan blev dagarna allt kortare, nätterna syntes utan slut, dagsljuset blev matt och grått. Christian de Duve - Banquet Speech
- If something dramatic has happened during the day, we'll sit and natter about it.
- This is once again the natterings of those most threatened by the rise of social media, who see their business model being sideswiped by something large and fast-moving, but whose exact shape and dimensions they cannot fathom.
- Sometimes she would pick up the telephone and natter to Charles.
- It was fun, nattering on about my various writing projects and reflecting on my day's work.
- Natterjack toads have recently been established in a shallow pool dug on the heath. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage
- The tea room natter also serves to keep the audience intrigued and alert.
- He is happiest with guests who like a natter. Times, Sunday Times
- Giggling, Rebecca flicked her hair over her shoulder, her dark eyes dancing mischievously as she nattered on to Blake.