prattle
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈpɹætəl/
Verb

prattle (prattles, present participle prattling; past and past participle prattled)

  1. (ambitransitive) To speak incessantly and in a childish manner; to babble.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:prattle
Translations Noun

prattle (uncountable)

  1. Silly, childish talk; babble.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:nonsense, Thesaurus:chatter
    • c. 1603, William Shakespeare, Othello, the Moor of Venice, Act I, scene I, line 27
      Mere prattle without practice is all his soldiership.
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