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Noun
Plural for 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
Plural for an act or sound of running hurriedly with short steps
“The patter of feet quickened suddenly, and Appleby stood up when he heard the sharp ringing of a rifle.”
Noun
Plural for the jargon of a profession or social group
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“Rhyming slang was part of the general patter of traders and others, used as much for amusement as for secret communication.”
Noun
Plural for meaningless or general conversation, typically consisting of rapid and continuous talk
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“He quite likely noticed the resemblance of Lady Smatter's flimsy sentences to his wife's daily patter.”
Noun
Plural for rapid and continuous talk used to promote or sell a product
“The individual from this generation doesn't like sales patter or advertising. They see straight through it.”
Noun
Plural for speech that uses a mixture of real and nonsense words, also known as gibberish and double-talk
Noun
Plural for conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies
Noun
Gift of the gab
Noun
Plural for the sound made when something, especially a musical instrument, is struck
Noun
Plural for a soft, muffled crackling sound like that made by the movement of dry leaves or paper
Verb
To talk at length without saying anything significant
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“Father would patter on and on about history and an age when beggars were abundant.”
Verb
To make a repeated light tapping sound
“Thunder clapped overhead as raindrops began to patter against the windows.”
Verb
To run with quick light steps
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“I cannot pause and inhale the view today. Instead, I patter down the steps towards the rose gardens and another wedding.”
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To sprinkle with or as if with a shower
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To move or proceed on foot
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To move with short unsteady steps, especially while learning to walk
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To make a soft, muffled crackling sound
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To emit or cause to emit sound
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