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prattle


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Prattle  \Prat"tle\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Prattled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Prattling}.]  [Freq.  of  prate.] 
  To  talk  much  and  idly;  to  prate;  hence  to  talk  lightly  and 
  artlessly,  like  a  child;  to  utter  child's  talk. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Prattle  \Prat"tle\,  v.  t. 
  To  utter  as  prattle;  to  babble;  as  to  prattle  treason. 
  --Addison. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Prattle  \Prat"tle\,  n. 
  Trifling  or  childish  tattle;  empty  talk;  loquacity  on  trivial 
  subjects;  prate;  babble. 
 
  Mere  prattle,  without  practice.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  prattle 
  n  :  idle  or  foolish  talk  [syn:  {prate},  {idle  talk},  {blether}, 
  {chin  music}] 
  v  :  speak  (about  unimportant  matters)  rapidly  and  incessantly 
  [syn:  {chatter},  {piffle},  {palaver},  {prate},  {tittle-tattle}, 
  {twaddle},  {clack},  {maunder},  {gibber},  {tattle},  {blabber}, 
  {gabble}] 




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