Definition of prattle:
jaw, conversation, blurt, maunder, clatter, wheedle, brattle, let the cat out of the bag, mumble, sing, tittle-tattle, go on, chatter, double Dutch, twaddle, gossip, confab, palaver, banter, idle talk, spill the beans, claver, blether, confabulate, coax, rattle, shoot the breeze, repartee, mutter, double-talk, babble out, talk through your hat, claver, small talk, schmooze, blarney, slobber, cackle, mumbo jumbo, chaffer, natter, run on, prate, piffle, cajole, clack, inveigle, cluck, peach, run off at the mouth, burble, nonsense, chit-chat, chew the fat, jabberwocky, sweet-talk, abracadabra, visit, chin music, blabber, blather, blurt out, spiel, mussitate, blab out, blab, waffle, tattle, drivel, heart-to-heart, click, yak, gibber, words, gas, murmur, gabble.
- speak (part of speech: verb)
- speech (part of speech: noun)
- "Yolanda of Cyprus", Cale Young Rice.
Mr. Flack evidently enjoyed the scene; he gazed about him at their neighbours, at the villas and gardens on either hand; he took in the prospect of the far- stretching brown boskages and smooth alleys of the wood, of the hour they had yet to spend there, of the rest of Francie's pleasant prattle, of the place near the lake where they could alight and walk a little; even of the bench where they might sit down.- "The Reverberator", Henry James.
She repeated passages, paragraphs, of the letter, assuring herself that such affectionately reverential prattle would have moved her, and with the strongest desire to cast her arms about the writer: it had been composed to be moving to a woman, to any woman.- "The Tragic Comedians, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.