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Definition of "prattle" [prat•tle]

  • To talk or chatter idly or meaninglessly; babble or prate. (verb-intransitive)
  • To utter or express by chattering foolishly or babbling. (verb-transitive)
  • Idle or meaningless chatter; babble. (noun)
  • A sound suggestive of such chattering; a babbling noise. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "prattle" in a sentence
  • "THAT kind of instruction could save a life, whereas Violence Policy Cener prattle is only empty political rhetoric."
  • "Hear its prattle, which is nothing but the mind beginning to stir!"
  • "He wouldn't have to listen to the "prattle" (ie, intelligent discussion which doesn't happen to agree with the pure B.S. Armey himself was spewing on the show) because ... why not, exactly?"