adverb see prattle I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • prattlingly — See prattler. * * * …   Universalium

  • prattlingly — adv. in the manner of chattering, while talking a lot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prattlingly — prat·tling·ly …   English syllables

  • prattlingly — adverb : in a prattling manner : with prattle …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • prattle — prattler, n. prattlingly, adv. /prat l/, v., prattled, prattling, n. v.i. 1. to talk in a foolish or simple minded way; chatter; babble. v.t. 2. to utter by chattering or babbling. n. 3. the act of prattling. 4. chatter; babble: the prattle of… …   Universalium

  • prattle — [c]/ˈprætl / (say pratl) verb (prattled, prattling) –verb (i) 1. to talk or chatter in a simple minded or foolish way; babble. –verb (t) 2. to utter by chattering or babbling. –noun 3. the act of prattling. 4. chatter; babble. 5. a babbling sound …   Australian English dictionary

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