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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m
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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 2 translations of patter in Spanish:

patter2

n

u
  • 1 (sound) golpeteo (m) the soft patter of the rain el suave golpeteo or tamborileo de la lluvia the patter of tiny feet [humorístico/humorous] pasitos (mpl) 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 rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.