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    patter

    patter - Dictionary definition and meaning for word patter

    Definition
    (noun) plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
    Synonyms : line of gab , spiel
    Definition
    (noun) a quick succession of light rapid sounds
    Example Sentence
    • the patter of mice
    • the patter of tiny feet
    Definition
    (verb) rain gently
    Synonyms : pitter-patter , spatter , spit , sprinkle
    Example Sentence
    • It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick
    Definition
    (verb) make light, rapid and repeated sounds
    Synonyms : pitter-patter
    Example Sentence
    • gently pattering rain
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for patter

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Pitter got Patter, The Patter got Pitter, So Pitter added some more Patter to make the Pitter Patter Patter - This sentence has no meaning, its a Blather, Blither. Blether, Babble, etc, also the sentence has repeated sounds

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