chatter from (something)

chatter from (something)

Of teeth, to touch together noisily, usually because one's whole body is shivering in the cold. Primarily heard in UK. My teeth were chattering from what seemed like Arctic winds.
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chatter from something

[for one's teeth] to shake noisily with a chill from the cold, the dampness, a fever, etc. My teeth were chattering from the extreme cold. It was a terrible illness. My teeth chattered from the chills that followed the fever.
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