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Noun
A repeated light tapping
“I understand pain, appreciate laughter, treasure the patter of rain and the song of the wind more than ever before.”
Noun
The jargon of a profession or social group
“Rhyming slang was part of the general patter of traders and others, used as much for amusement as for secret communication.”
Noun
Rapid continuous talk, such as that used by a comedian or salesperson
“… their patter could be heard down the hall.”
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Verb
Talk at length without saying anything significant
“She pattered on and on as we walked out the ramp to the airplane and were seated in the last row of the First Class section.”
Verb
Make a repeated light tapping sound
“Thunder clapped overhead as rain drops began to patter against the windows.”
Verb
Run with quick light steps
“But I can't make myself pause and inhale the view today, instead I patter down the steps towards the rose gardens and another wedding.”
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