Pratingly
Pratingly Prat"ing*ly, adv. With idle talk; with loquacity. [1913 Webster]

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  • pratingly — adverb see prate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pratingly — See prater. * * * …   Universalium

  • pratingly — prat·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • pratingly — adverb : in a prating manner * * * praˈtingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑prate …   Useful english dictionary

  • prate — intransitive verb (prated; prating) Etymology: Middle English, from Middle Dutch; akin to Middle Low German pratten to pout Date: 15th century to talk long and idly ; chatter • prate noun • prater noun • pratingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prate — prater, n. pratingly, adv. /prayt/, v., prated, prating, n. v.i. 1. to talk excessively and pointlessly; babble: They prated on until I was ready to scream. v.t. 2. to utter in empty or foolish talk: to prate absurdities with the greatest… …   Universalium

  • prate — [c]/preɪt / (say prayt) verb (prated, prating) –verb (i) 1. to talk too much; talk foolishly or pointlessly; chatter; babble. –verb (t) 2. to utter in empty or foolish talk. –noun 3. the act of prating. 4. empty or foolish talk. {late Middle… …   Australian English dictionary

  • prate — [prāt] vi. prated, prating [ME praten < MDu, prob. of echoic orig.] to talk much and foolishly; chatter vt. to tell idly; blab n. idle talk; chatter prater n. pratingly adv …   English World dictionary

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