What does smatter mean?

Definitions for smatter
ˈsmæt ərsmat·ter

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word smatter.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dabble, smatter, play around(verb)

    work with in an amateurish manner

    "She dabbles in astronomy"; "He plays around with investments but he never makes any money"

  2. babble, blather, smatter, blether, blither(verb)

    to talk foolishly

    "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"

  3. smatter(verb)

    speak with spotty or superficial knowledge

    "She smatters Russian"


  1. smatter(Noun)

    superficial knowledge; a smattering

  2. smatter(Verb)

    To talk superficially; to babble.

  3. smatter(Verb)

    To speak (a language) with spotty or superficial knowledge.

    to smatter Arabic

  4. smatter(Verb)

    To study or approach superficially; to dabble in.

  5. Origin: From smateren. Compare Swedish smattra, Danish and Norwegian smadre (all of which mean to patter), German schmettern.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smatter(verb)

    to talk superficially or ignorantly; to babble; to chatter

  2. Smatter(verb)

    to have a slight taste, or a slight, superficial knowledge, of anything; to smack

  3. Smatter(verb)

    to talk superficially about

  4. Smatter(verb)

    to gain a slight taste of; to acquire a slight, superficial knowledge of; to smack

  5. Smatter(noun)

    superficial knowledge; a smattering

  6. Origin: [OE. smateren to make a noise; cf. Sw. smattra to clatter, to crackle, G. schmettern to dash, crash, to warble, quaver.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Smatter

    smat′ėr, v.i. to talk superficially: to have a superficial knowledge.—ns. Smatt′erer; Smatt′ering, a superficial knowledge.—adv. Smatt′eringly, in a smattering manner. [M. E. smateren, to rattle, to chatter—Sw. smattra, to clatter; Ger. schnattern.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of smatter in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of smatter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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