Prattle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈprætl|  American pronunciation of the word prattle
Brit.  |ˈprat(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word prattle

noun

- idle or foolish and irrelevant talk (syn: blether, prate)

verb

- speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly (syn: blab, blabber, chatter, clack, gabble, gibber, maunder, palaver, piffle, prate, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle)

Examples

They prattled on into the night, discussing school, music, and friends.

...spent an hour on the phone prattling on about nothing in particular...

...parents often claim to understand the prattle of their infant offspring...

She went on prattling away, but I had stopped listening.

What's Sarah prattling on about?

What's she prattling on about now?

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: prattle
he/she/it: prattles
present participle: prattling
past tense: prattled
past participle: prattled
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