natter natter  /ˈnæ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (v) talk socially without exchanging too much information

Usage(s):

  1. Boomers can be tiresome when they natter on too long about the fun-swollen fabulousness of the 1960s.
  2. The joke was on him because many of his fellow Brits still believe their King likes a natter with the natural world.
  3. The quiet little town where people drive Yugos and natter about Demi Moore turns into one hell of a burg.

News

  1. The Rise of Bullshit Jobs

    Yves here. I'm going to reverse my normal convention when I have a cross post but have something to add. Here I first offer you a MacroBusiness post (which in the layered ways of the Web relies heavily on an article by David Graeber) and natter afterwards.
    on August 22, 2013     Source: Naked Capitalism

  2. Knitting Group Reportedly Gets Booted From Library Over Dangerous Needles, Noise

    Headlines World A knitting group that has made thousands of items for premature babies claims it can no longer meet together at a library in England because its needles are “dangerous” and its members are “too noisy.” The Knit ‘n’ Natter group, which has 20 to 30 members, has met at a library in Cramlington, Northumberland once a week for the past three years, according to The Inquisitr ...
    on August 19, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  3. Knitting Group Can’t Meet At Library Because Of ‘Dangerous Needles’

    A knitting group has been banned from the local library where they used to meet, because their needles are “dangerous” and its members are too “noisy.” The Knit ‘n’ Natter group used to come together in Cramlington’s library in Northumberland, England, and they had done so once a week for the last three years. In... Read more » Knitting Group Can’t Meet At Library Because Of ‘Dangerous Needles ...
    on August 19, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. Lennon said: "I will have a natter with all the guys. We have had enquiries but nothing concrete. Obviously Aiden is one that I would like to keep. He has not spoken to me at all since the end of the season. However if we get an offer that is too...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Neil Lennon Source: EatSleepSport

  2. Lennon said: "I'm going to have a natter with all the guys and see what their positions are. Aiden is one I'd like to keep. However if we got an offer that is too good to turn down we'll discuss that. We've had enquiries for some of our players but...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: John Lennon Source: stv.tv

  3. "Although our holy Jihad against Jews and infidels (may their stomachs roast in hell) is important," said Bin Laden, "even more important is the human tragedy in Burma. The Western nations natter and dither while innocents die because the...
    on May 22, 2008 By: Osama bin Laden Source: IMAO

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