(F) What the heck does "Gnatter" mean?

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(F) What the heck does "Gnatter" mean?

Postby More_Cats_Than_Sense » Thu May 13, 2010 4:52 pm

If you go to http://www.thefreedictionary.com/natter then you see the definition: -

nat·ter (ntr)
intr.v. nat·tered, nat·ter·ing, nat·ters
To talk idly; chatter.
[Variant of dialectal gnatter, to nibble, natter.]


natter [ˈnætə] Chiefly Brit
vb
(intr) to talk idly and at length; chatter or gossip
n
prolonged idle chatter or gossip
[changed from gnatter to grumble, of imitative origin; compare Low German gnatteren]
natterer n


natter
v natter [ˈnӕtə]
to chatter or talk continuously, usually about unimportant things.


Basically it means to chat/talk etc, the 'G' is used at the front because when you look through the forum, quite a few people (myself included) will add a 'G' in front of an 'n' to parody the Gn15 scale definition :wink:

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