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witter

(ˈwɪtə)
vb
(often foll by: on) to chatter or babble pointlessly or at unnecessary length
n
pointless chat; chatter
[C20: from dialect; compare twitter]
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witter


Past participle: wittered
Gerund: wittering

Imperative
witter
witter
Present
I witter
you witter
he/she/it witters
we witter
you witter
they witter
Preterite
I wittered
you wittered
he/she/it wittered
we wittered
you wittered
they wittered
Present Continuous
I am wittering
you are wittering
he/she/it is wittering
we are wittering
you are wittering
they are wittering
Present Perfect
I have wittered
you have wittered
he/she/it has wittered
we have wittered
you have wittered
they have wittered
Past Continuous
I was wittering
you were wittering
he/she/it was wittering
we were wittering
you were wittering
they were wittering
Past Perfect
I had wittered
you had wittered
he/she/it had wittered
we had wittered
you had wittered
they had wittered
Future
I will witter
you will witter
he/she/it will witter
we will witter
you will witter
they will witter
Future Perfect
I will have wittered
you will have wittered
he/she/it will have wittered
we will have wittered
you will have wittered
they will have wittered
Future Continuous
I will be wittering
you will be wittering
he/she/it will be wittering
we will be wittering
you will be wittering
they will be wittering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wittering
you have been wittering
he/she/it has been wittering
we have been wittering
you have been wittering
they have been wittering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wittering
you will have been wittering
he/she/it will have been wittering
we will have been wittering
you will have been wittering
they will have been wittering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wittering
you had been wittering
he/she/it had been wittering
we had been wittering
you had been wittering
they had been wittering
Conditional
I would witter
you would witter
he/she/it would witter
we would witter
you would witter
they would witter
Past Conditional
I would have wittered
you would have wittered
he/she/it would have wittered
we would have wittered
you would have wittered
they would have wittered
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witter

verb chatter, chat, rabbit (on) (Brit. informal), babble, waffle (informal, chiefly Brit.), cackle, twaddle, clack, burble, gab (informal), prattle, tattle, jabber, blab, gabble, blather, blether, prate She witters on about her boyfriend all the time.
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Translations

witter

[ˈwɪtəʳ] VI (Brit) → parlotear
to witter on about sthhablar de algo sin parar
stop wittering (on)!¿quieres callarte de una vez?
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

witter

vi (Brit inf: also witter on) → labern (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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And according to Dan Witters, research director of the index, the three cities' scores were so close that "you couldn't even call the difference significantly significant." Indeed, last year, with a lower overall score on the index--64.1, compared to this year's 64.7--we scored No.
But after talking to Witters, I'm a believer in its methodology and measures--and our ranking.
(About 60 percent of American households are now cell-only, Witters told me.) And once people take the call, an impressive 99 percent of them complete the 55-question survey, which takes about 15 minutes.