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Noun: patter  pa-tu(r)
  1. Plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    - spiel, line of gab
  2. A quick succession of light rapid sounds
    "the patter of mice"; "the patter of tiny feet"
Verb: patter  pa-tu(r)
  1. Rain gently
    "It has only pattered, but the roads are slick";
    - sprinkle, spit [Brit], spatter, pitter-patter
  2. Make light, rapid and repeated sounds
    "gently pattering rain";
    - pitter-patter

Derived forms: pattered, pattering, patters

Type of: channel, communication channel, go, line, rain, rain down, sound

Encyclopedia: Patter