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Noun: prate  preyt
  1. Idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
    - prattle, idle talk, blether [UK, dialect], chin music, twattle [UK, dialect], blather
Verb: prate  preyt
  1. Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    - chatter, piffle, palaver, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble, twattle [UK, dialect], rabbit [Brit], vapor [Brit, Cdn], witter [Brit], yabber [Brit], yatter [Brit]

Derived forms: prates, prated, prating

Type of: cackle, chatter, mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, yack, yackety-yak, yak, yakety-yak, yatter

Encyclopedia: Prate