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prattle

Pronunciation: /ˈprætl/

Translation of prattle in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [adult] cotorrear [colloquial/familiar], chacharear [colloquial/familiar]; [child] balbucear he prattled on endlessly about his problems estuvo horas dale que te dale hablando de sus problemas [colloquial/familiar]
    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.

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