Definition of smatter:
let the cat out of the bag, blab out, bubble, babble out, burble, scatter, gurgle, sprinkle, guggle, handful, splash around, peach, smattering, scattering, sprinkling, couple, dabble, spill the beans, blither, talk, ripple, blether, sing, blather, fool around, babble, paddle, blab, play around, tattle.
One language helps another; even the smattering of a dead language is better than no extra language at all, and that's why, at such cost of time and labor and paternal cash, we learn to smatter Greek and Latin, I suppose.- "The Martian", George Du Maurier.
- "The Grain Of Dust A Novel", David Graham Phillips.
- "The Sign of the Spider", Bertram Mitford.