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To talk a lot about other people or unimportant things

chunter

verb

to talk for a long time about something that other people do not find interesting

gossip

verb

to talk about other people or about things that are not important

chatter

verb

to talk continuously in a fast informal way, usually about unimportant subjects

prattle

verb

to talk in a silly way for a long time about unimportant things

babble

verb

to talk for a long time about things that are not interesting or important

jaw

verb

to talk, usually for longer than is necessary

waffle

verb

to talk or write using a lot of words but without saying anything interesting or important

witter

verb

to talk a lot about boring or silly things

talk through your hat

to talk a lot about a subject that you do not really understand

run off

to talk too much

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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