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YAMMER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does yammer mean? 

YAMMER (verb)
  The verb YAMMER has 2 senses:

1. cry loudly, as of animals
2. complain whiningly

  Familiarity information: YAMMER used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


YAMMER (verb)


Sense 1yammer [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cry loudly, as of animals

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

wrawl; yammer; yowl; howl

Context example:

The coyotes were howling in the desert

Hypernyms (to "yammer" is one way to...):

emit; let loose; let out; utter (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words))

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s

Sentence examples:

You can hear animals yammer in the meadows
The meadows yammer with animals


Sense 2yammer [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Complain whiningly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

grizzle; yammer; yawp; whine

Hypernyms (to "yammer" is one way to...):

complain; kick; kvetch; plain; quetch; sound off (express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


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