chatter away

chatter away

1. (of a person) To talk idly or incessantly. Now that she can talk, my little girl will just chatter away all day long. Well, he's still chattering away, but I stopped listening a while ago.
2. (of an animal) To make a series of noises. The chipmunk started chattering away as I got closer to it.
See also: away, chatter
References in classic literature ?
Annushka was obviously much pleased at that lady's arrival, and began to chatter away without a pause.
She seated herself on the sofa, and putting back her bright, golden ringlets, that were scattered in wild profusion over her face, she immediately began to talk about the garden and her little playfellow, and continued to chatter away in her usual strain till her brother summoned her to depart.
But I've no doubt you'll chatter away fast enough about the babies, Clarice.
Over 200 million persons chatter away into these little contraptions in diverse places, some oblivious of their surroundings or the people around them!
In the village of Al-Bunahidh in central Iraq, decade after decade, people would gather in al-mudheef , the village guest hall, to chatter away with their chais in hand, late into the evening hours.
Many toms will be lured, however, to investigate the presumed, strangely coy females that incomprehensively continue to chatter away in the distance instead of coming in with abandon.
Dead rabbits and bird skeletons find new life in kinetic sculptures that click, whir and chatter away in what looks like a mad scientist's whitewashed laboratory, fusing man made and natural elements.
They chatter away like Loose Women on speed, offering insights into a family which, although close, has had more ups and downs than an Olympic trampolinist.
My husband Bryan and I live and work together 24/7 and we still chatter away when we get the opportunity to dine out.
He seemed happy to let his cast members down pints before rehearsals, and then let people chatter away during them," says Sir David.
Children at the busy school already chatter away in 18 different languages.
It's a complicated situation and I'm afraid, at this point, I don't want to talk about it," he says diplomatically, and a little uncharacteristically, because Ford's otherwise happy to chatter away very amiably indeed.
A multi-national cast of characters chatter away with generic, cringeworthy oneliners every couple of minutes, halting the flow of the game.
This was previously communicated in Kos's 2003 career survey "Everything Matters," organized by the Berkeley Art Museum, via video installations such as Tower of Babel, 1989, in which talking heads chatter away in a battery of different languages, and by sculptures incorporating hammer-and-sickle forms made from found objects, inspired by political shifts in Eastern Europe.