prattling

  • 1 prattling — index loquacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Prattling — Prattle Prat tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prattled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prattling}.] [Freq. of prate.] To talk much and idly; to prate; hence, to talk lightly and artlessly, like a child; to utter child s talk. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 prattling — prat·tle || prætl n. chatter, babble, foolish talk, trivial chit chat v. chatter, babble, talk about trivial matters, speak foolishly …

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  • 4 prattling —    Ama ama, ama …

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  • 6 prattle — [c]/ˈprætl / (say pratl) verb (prattled, prattling) –verb (i) 1. to talk or chatter in a simple minded or foolish way; babble. –verb (t) 2. to utter by chattering or babbling. –noun 3. the act of prattling. 4. chatter; babble. 5. a babbling sound …

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  • 7 prattle — prattler, n. prattlingly, adv. /prat l/, v., prattled, prattling, n. v.i. 1. to talk in a foolish or simple minded way; chatter; babble. v.t. 2. to utter by chattering or babbling. n. 3. the act of prattling. 4. chatter; babble: the prattle of… …

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  • 8 prattle — [[t]præ̱t(ə)l[/t]] prattles, prattling, prattled VERB (disapproval) If you say that someone prattles on about something, you are criticizing them because they are talking a great deal without saying anything important. [INFORMAL] [V on/away about …

    English dictionary

  • 9 prat´tling|ly — prat|tle «PRAT uhl», verb, tled, tling. noun. –v.i. 1. to talk as a child does; tell freely and carelessly: »The two neighbors prattled on and on about their private lives. 2. to talk or tell in a foolish way; chatter: »to prattle in the most… …

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  • 10 prat´tler — prat|tle «PRAT uhl», verb, tled, tling. noun. –v.i. 1. to talk as a child does; tell freely and carelessly: »The two neighbors prattled on and on about their private lives. 2. to talk or tell in a foolish way; chatter: »to prattle in the most… …

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  • 11 prat|tle — «PRAT uhl», verb, tled, tling. noun. –v.i. 1. to talk as a child does; tell freely and carelessly: »The two neighbors prattled on and on about their private lives. 2. to talk or tell in a foolish way; chatter: »to prattle in the most babyish way …

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  • 12 Balderdash — Bal der*dash, n. [Of uncertain origin: cf. Dan. balder noise, clatter, and E. dash; hence, perhaps, unmeaning noise, then hodgepodge, mixture; or W. baldorduss a prattling, baldordd, baldorddi, to prattle.] 1. A worthless mixture, especially of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Prattle — Prat tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prattled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prattling}.] [Freq. of prate.] To talk much and idly; to prate; hence, to talk lightly and artlessly, like a child; to utter child s talk. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Prattled — Prattle Prat tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prattled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prattling}.] [Freq. of prate.] To talk much and idly; to prate; hence, to talk lightly and artlessly, like a child; to utter child s talk. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 prattle — I. verb (prattled; prattling) Etymology: Low German pratelen; akin to Middle Dutch praten to prate Date: 1532 intransitive verb 1. prate 2. to utter or make meaningless sounds suggestive of the chatter of children ; babble …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 Dorothy L. Sayers — Born 13 June 1893(1893 06 13) Oxford, UK Died 17 December 1957(1957 12 17) (aged 64) Witham, Essex, UK Occupation Novelist, playwright, essayist, translator, copywriter, p …

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  • 17 Bai Chongxi — 白崇禧 General Bai Chongxi ROC Minister of National Defense In office 1946–1949 Preceded by Post Created …

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  • 18 The Secret Adversary — infobox Book | name = The Secret Adversary title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket illustration of the first UK edition author = Agatha Christie cover artist = Ernest Akers country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre …

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  • 19 Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gresset — (August 29, 1709 June 16, 1777), was a French poet and dramatist, best known for his poem Vert Vert .He was born at Amiens. During the last twenty five years of his life, he regretted the frivolity of his youth, which enabled him to produce his… …

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  • 20 Tudor Arghezi — Infobox Writer name = Tudor Arghezi imagesize = 300px caption = Arghezi s self portrait pseudonym = Ion Theo birthdate = birth date|1880|5|21 birthplace = Bucharest deathdate = death date and age|1967|6|14|1880|5|21 deathplace = Bucharest… …

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