Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Wondrous Words Wednesday

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Wondrous Word Wednesday is hosted by Kathy of BermudaOnion

Only one from Blasted by Kate Story

Yammering (Page 141): My ears still sounded with the last echoes of incessant buzzing, the yammering of thousands of voiced insects.

v.intr.

  1. To complain peevishly or whimperingly; whine.
  2. To talk volubly and loudly.
v.tr.

To utter or say in a complaining or clamorous tone.

n.

The act of yammering.

9 comments:

Jack W. Regan said...

The "yammering" of insects. Haha! I like that.

Staci said...

I tend to do this alot!!!

lilly said...

I like the context in which it was used. it's a fun word.

Mercy's Maid said...

I do a lot of yammering. :)

http://mercysnumber1fan.blogspot.com/2009/07/wonderous-words-wednesday-7.html

Lisa said...

Yammering is a great word - describes the noise and the pointlessness of it.

My words are here and I've included some thoughts about definitions.

carolsnotebook said...

Good word. I know I've used it on occasion.

Margot said...

Yammering is a great word. My mom used to us kids to "Stop all that yammering."

Veens said...

use-worthy!

bermudaonion said...

I've been known to yammer a time or two in my life. Thanks for participating!