Definition of prate:
patter, jabber, chaffer, sing, twaddle, babble out, chat, chin music, murmur, rap, prattle, rattle, sweet-talk, schmooze, piffle, gas, visit, blarney, clack, mutter, shoot the breeze, click, blabber, jaw, blather, let the cat out of the bag, blether, natter, confabulate, mumble, idle talk, tittle-tattle, gab, waffle, confab, inveigle, talk through your hat, blab out, babble, claver, chit-chat, spiel, maunder, gabble, clatter, chin, wheedle, coax, go on, peach, gibber, blurt out, twitter, converse, blab, chew the fat, cluck, kibitz, talk, cajole, tattle, yak, gossip, blurt, brattle, palaver, words, run off at the mouth, spill the beans, chatter, cackle, run on, chitchat, mussitate, claver.
- "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
- "Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess", Henry W. Fischer.
- "With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia", John Ward.