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American English: /ˈprædl/
British English: /ˈprat(ə)l/

Translation of prattle in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • (child)
    he prattled on endlessly about his problems
    estuvo horas dale que te dale hablando de sus problemas [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Successive governments have prattled on at length about the importance of this for our economy and for our businesses.
    • I understand if you don't want an annoying chatterbox prattling away in your ear while you eat.
    • The automatic writing prattled on like this at length, interrupted by neither full stop nor comma and driven by a rhyme scheme that might politely be described as random but which did not seem especially Japanese in origin.


  • (of adult)
    Example sentences
    • Now, you can't hold him responsible for the random prattle of his sibling…
    • Witness the Swedish academy's citation, which told us that the seventy-five-year-old playwright ‘uncovers the precipice under everyday prattle and forces entry into oppression's closed rooms’.
    • It goes along with prattle about ‘good corporate citizenship’, and the notion that particular corporations, like banks, have reputations which are determined by some kind of popularity polls.
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