Definition of witter verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

witter

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈwɪtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪtər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they witter
BrE BrE//ˈwɪtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪtər//
 
he / she / it witters
BrE BrE//ˈwɪtəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪtərz//
 
past simple wittered
BrE BrE//ˈwɪtəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪtərd//
 
past participle wittered
BrE BrE//ˈwɪtəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪtərd//
 
-ing form wittering
BrE BrE//ˈwɪtərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪtərɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] witter (on) (about something) (British English, informal, usually disapproving) to talk about something unimportant and boring for a long time What's he wittering on about? Word Origin early 19th cent. (originally Scots and dialect): probably imitative.