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cla·ver

 (klā′vər) Scots
intr.v. cla·vered, cla·ver·ing, cla·vers
To gossip or talk idly.
n.
Gossip; idle talk.

[Perhaps of Celtic origin.]

claver

(ˈkleɪvə)
vb (intr)
to talk idly; gossip
n
(often plural) idle talk; gossip
[C13: of uncertain origin]

claver


Past participle: clavered
Gerund: clavering

Imperative
claver
claver
Present
I claver
you claver
he/she/it clavers
we claver
you claver
they claver
Preterite
I clavered
you clavered
he/she/it clavered
we clavered
you clavered
they clavered
Present Continuous
I am clavering
you are clavering
he/she/it is clavering
we are clavering
you are clavering
they are clavering
Present Perfect
I have clavered
you have clavered
he/she/it has clavered
we have clavered
you have clavered
they have clavered
Past Continuous
I was clavering
you were clavering
he/she/it was clavering
we were clavering
you were clavering
they were clavering
Past Perfect
I had clavered
you had clavered
he/she/it had clavered
we had clavered
you had clavered
they had clavered
Future
I will claver
you will claver
he/she/it will claver
we will claver
you will claver
they will claver
Future Perfect
I will have clavered
you will have clavered
he/she/it will have clavered
we will have clavered
you will have clavered
they will have clavered
Future Continuous
I will be clavering
you will be clavering
he/she/it will be clavering
we will be clavering
you will be clavering
they will be clavering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clavering
you have been clavering
he/she/it has been clavering
we have been clavering
you have been clavering
they have been clavering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clavering
you will have been clavering
he/she/it will have been clavering
we will have been clavering
you will have been clavering
they will have been clavering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clavering
you had been clavering
he/she/it had been clavering
we had been clavering
you had been clavering
they had been clavering
Conditional
I would claver
you would claver
he/she/it would claver
we would claver
you would claver
they would claver
Past Conditional
I would have clavered
you would have clavered
he/she/it would have clavered
we would have clavered
you would have clavered
they would have clavered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.claver - talk socially without exchanging too much informationclaver - talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
converse, discourse - carry on a conversation
jawbone, schmoose, schmooze, shmoose, shmooze - talk idly or casually and in a friendly way
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