There are 2 translations of patter in Spanish:

patter1

Pronunciation: /ˈpætər; ˈpætə(r)/

vi

  • [rain] golpetear, tamborilear; [feet/person] golpetear you could hear the mice pattering behind the baseboard se oía corretear a los ratones detrás del zócalo
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    • The sound of rain pattering on the roof woke Miles up.
    • The sound of rain pattering on the pavement added to my feeling of hopelessness.
    • The sound of rain pattered above her, but her face was dry. ‘I must be inside,’ she thought.
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    • But I can't make myself pause and inhale the view today, instead I patter down the steps towards the rose gardens and another wedding.
    • Instead of her father's big booming steps, small feet pattered against the carpet.
    • I ran to the stair chamber, listening to the footfalls of the figure come back down the stairs with another pair of feet pattering quickly behind.

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There are 2 translations of patter in Spanish:

patter2

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (sound) golpeteo (masculine) the soft patter of the rain el suave golpeteo or tamborileo de la lluvia the patter of tiny feet [humorous/humorístico] pasitos (masculine plural) de niño
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    • The typewriter's tapping turns into the patter of rain as the story he's writing fades into the picture.
    • All I can hear is the light patter of the rain outside, and the sound of water dripping from my drenched self onto the car seat.
    • Three hours later, the last people were gone, and the rain was a steady patter on the roof.
  • 2 (talk) the salesman gave me the usual patter el vendedor me soltó el rollo de costumbre she had a very effective sales patter tenía mucha labia para vender, sabía convencer al cliente an insurance agent's patter el discursito típico de un vendedor de seguros
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    • That said, we all agree that a gag works best when the punchline is not telegraphed, and when the comedian's patter at least feigns originality.
    • Is it any wonder their sales patter is slick with comments about the ‘savvy’ Irish buyers who ‘drive hard bargains’.
    • The lender will usually come up with its own estimate of rental income, which tends to be more realistic than the sales patter of letting agents.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.