Definition for SMAT'TER

SMAT'TER, v.i. [Qu. Dan. smatter, to smack, to make a noise in chewing; Sw. smattra, to crackle; Ice. smædr. It contains the elements of matter.]

  1. To talk superficially or ignorantly. Of state affairs you can not smatter. – Swift.
  2. To have a slight taste, or a slight superficial knowledge.

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