Prattled
Prattle Prat"tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prattled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prattling}.] [Freq. of prate.] To talk much and idly; to prate; hence, to talk lightly and artlessly, like a child; to utter child's talk. [1913 Webster]

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  • prattled — prat·tle || prætl n. chatter, babble, foolish talk, trivial chit chat v. chatter, babble, talk about trivial matters, speak foolishly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prattle — [[t]præ̱t(ə)l[/t]] prattles, prattling, prattled VERB (disapproval) If you say that someone prattles on about something, you are criticizing them because they are talking a great deal without saying anything important. [INFORMAL] [V on/away about …   English dictionary

  • prattle — v. 1) to prattle endlessly 2) (D; intr.) to prattle (on) about (he prattled on endlessly about his operation) * * * [ prætl] to prattle endlessly (D; intr.) to prattle (on) about (he prattled on endlessly about his operation) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • prattle — I UK [ˈpræt(ə)l] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms prattle : present tense I/you/we/they prattle he/she/it prattles present participle prattling past tense prattled past participle prattled to talk in a silly way for a long time about… …   English dictionary

  • prat·tle — /ˈprætl̩/ verb, prattles, prattled, prattling [no obj] : to talk for very long about something that is not important or interesting They prattled on into the night, discussing school, music, and friends. prattle noun [noncount] I was tired of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prattle — Prat tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prattled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prattling}.] [Freq. of prate.] To talk much and idly; to prate; hence, to talk lightly and artlessly, like a child; to utter child s talk. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prattling — Prattle Prat tle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prattled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prattling}.] [Freq. of prate.] To talk much and idly; to prate; hence, to talk lightly and artlessly, like a child; to utter child s talk. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prattle — I. verb (prattled; prattling) Etymology: Low German pratelen; akin to Middle Dutch praten to prate Date: 1532 intransitive verb 1. prate 2. to utter or make meaningless sounds suggestive of the chatter of children ; babble …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Cultural relationship between the Welsh and the English — The relationship between the Welsh and English within Great Britain is mostly characterised by tolerance, respect, and an intermixing of people and cultures. However, elements of mutual mistrust or dislike, and occasionally overt racism, also… …   Wikipedia

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