Definition Of prattle

verb

foolish or inconsequential talk.

do you intend to keep up this childish prattle?

talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way.

she began to prattle on about her visit to the dentist

Example Of prattle

  • After about half an hour of incessant prattle , an elderly man rose shakily from his seat and, with all his strength, slammed shut the door leading to vestibule.

  • After she'd finished prattling away, I succinctly, and rather puzzled said, ‘Uh… what?’

  • And a number of people have thought that the debate has shifted to tax but in fact that has only been elite prattle .

  • But that is as much to do with her Yorkshire upbringing as long months spent puncturing parliamentary prattle .

  • do you intend to keep up this childish prattle?


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