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English

Etymology

Probably from Middle Dutch jammeren cognate and reinforced by Middle English yeoumeren (to mourn, complain) < Old English geomrian (to lament) < ġeōmor (sorrowful) possibly imitative in origin and akin to German Jammer.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to yammer

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
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Present participle
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to yammer (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To complain peevishly.
  2. (intransitive) To talk loudly and persistently.
  3. (transitive) To repeat on and on, usually loudly or in complaint.
  4. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To make an outcry; to clamor.

Synonyms

Noun

Singular
yammer

Plural
-

yammer (-)
  1. The act or noise of yammering.
  2. A loud noise.
  3. One who yammers.

References

  • "yammer" in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001
  • yammer” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

Scots

Verb

tae yammer (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past -, past participle -)

Infinitive
tae yammer

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

  1. (intransitive) to lament
  2. (intransitive) to yearn for something

Noun

yammer (-)

Singular
yammer

Plural
-

  1. a cry of lamentation
  2. the act of yammerin

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