Definition of prattle in English:

prattle

Line breaks: prat¦tle
Pronunciation: /ˈprat(ə)l
 
/

verb

[no object]

noun

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Derivatives

prattler

noun
More example sentences
  • One can only hope that the new administration and a new generation of prattlers develop a realistic and holistic goal orientated approach to the burning local demands of today and yesterday.
  • Some boring prattlers were the champions of the shows.
  • I've seen passengers come close to blows with those pretentious prattlers.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Middle Low German pratelen, from praten (see prate).

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