Definition of Chattery

1. Adjective. Tending to chatter ¹



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Definition of Chattery

1. chatter [adj] - See also: chatter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chattery

chatter mark
chatterati
chatteration
chatterations
chatterbot
chatterbots
chatterbox
chatterboxes
chattered
chatterer
chatterers
chattering
chatterings
chatters
chattery (current term)
chatti
chattier
chatties
chattiest
chattily
chattiness
chattinesses
chatting
chatting up
chattis
chatty
chaturanga
chatwood

Literary usage of Chattery

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"273 All Windsor, and almost all Berkshire, assembled ou this occasion ; of course there was no lack of chattery and chatterers.— Ibid. v. 17. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"Chatter-box; a silly chatterer. He's a chatter-bag sort of a fuller—never can't get much sense out o' un.—Oct. 9, 1885. chattery ..."

3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"chattery, cotton, or linen goods. CHATTY, subs. (old).—A filthy man. [From CHAT (qv), а. louse, + Y.] English variants are CHATTY- DOSSER, CRUMMY - DOSSER. ..."

4. The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler, Richard Alexander Streatfeild (1916)
"This came from a small laboratory in one corner of the room—the possession of which, together with the free chattery and ..."

5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"Hah ! sayest thou so, child of the garden quean ! And this to ME, thou chattery-babble-collector, Thou pauper-creating rags-and-patches-stitcher ? ..."

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