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Meaning of "prittle-prattle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PRITTLE-PRATTLE

Reduplication of prattle.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PRITTLE-PRATTLE

prittle-prattle  [ˈprɪtəlˌprætəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRITTLE-PRATTLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Prittle-Prattle is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PRITTLE-PRATTLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of prittle-prattle in the English dictionary

The definition of prittle-prattle in the dictionary is foolish or idle talk; babble.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRITTLE-PRATTLE


atlatl
ˈætəˌlætəl
battel
ˈbætəl
battle
ˈbætəl
brattle
ˈbrætəl
cattle
ˈkætəl
chattel
ˈtʃætəl
embattle
ɪmˈbætəl
prattle
ˈprætəl
prebattle
priːˈbætəl
Quetzalcoatl
ˌkɛtsəlkəʊˈætəl
rattle
ˈrætəl
scrattle
ˈskrætəl
Seattle
sɪˈætəl
sprattle
ˈsprætəl
tattle
ˈtætəl
that´ll
ˈðætəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRITTLE-PRATTLE

prissier
prissiest
prissily
prissiness
prissy
pristane
pristine
pristinely
Pritchett
prithee
priv.
privacy
Privacy Act
privado
Privatdocent
privatdozent
private
private bar
private bill
private branch exchange

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRITTLE-PRATTLE

air battle
beef cattle
black wattle
death rattle
do battle
domestic cattle
give battle
golden wattle
gun battle
Highland cattle
join battle
line of battle
little
longhorn cattle
losing battle
pitched battle
sea battle
tittle-tattle
trial by battle
wager of battle
wattle

Synonyms and antonyms of prittle-prattle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «prittle-prattle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRITTLE-PRATTLE

Find out the translation of prittle-prattle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of prittle-prattle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «prittle-prattle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

prittle -闲聊
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

prittle - cháchara
570 millions of speakers

English

prittle-prattle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

prittle - बकबक
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

prittle - الثرثرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

prittle - лепет
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

prittle - prattle
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

prittle-খই ফোটা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prittle - babil
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Prittle-prattle
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

prittle - Geschwätz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

prittle 、おしゃべり
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

prittle - 더듬 거리기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Prittle-prattle
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

prittle - nói lảm nhảm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

prittle-மழலைபேசு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बडबड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

prittle-prattle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ciance
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prittle - paplanina
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

prittle - лепет
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prittle - murmura
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

prittle - φλυαρία
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

prittle - gesnap
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

prittle - pladder
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

prittle - prat
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of prittle-prattle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRITTLE-PRATTLE»

The term «prittle-prattle» is barely ever used and occupies the 208.135 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRITTLE-PRATTLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about prittle-prattle

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRITTLE-PRATTLE»

Discover the use of prittle-prattle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to prittle-prattle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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transactions of the philological society
Prittle-prattle, sb. chatter, childish talk. The same as Prattle. "She handled the matter so cunningly by her prittle-prattle, that she made him believe that she had done both honestly and wisely." — 1608. World of Wonders, p. 107. " Chiacchiara  ...
‎1865
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On Some Deficiencies in Our English Dictionaries: Being the ...
She handled the matter so cunningly by her prittle-prattle, that she made him believe that she had done both honestly and wisely.”1608. World of Wonders, p. 107. “ Chiacchiara, a chat or pritle-pratle.”-1611. Florio's Ital. Diet. “ As it is, it is plain ...
Richard Chenevix Trench, 1857
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Prittle, Prattle, Pain, Prayer, Praise, Peace and Perfection
This is her story -- and the story of a remarkable faith-filled family that surrounded her.
Nancy Merritt Wiggins, 2012
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Prittle Prattle Or, a Familiar Discourse on the Persons I, ...
In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind.
J. J., 2010
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Musarum Deliciae: Or, the Muses Recreation, Contening ...
Of 'Prittle-prattle. i Though th'danger be not great, of all tame cattle, Yet the most troublesome is Prittle-prattle. 219. In Aulum. Thou still art muttring Aulus in mine eare, Love me 'and love my Dog : I will I swear, Thou ask'st but right ; and Aulus, ...
‎1817
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The Universal Gallant: Or, the Different Husbands. A Comedy: 4
4. AIR I. If flaunting and ranting, 1 If noise and gallanting, Be all in fine ladies requir'd; I'll warrant I'll be As fine a lady As ever in town was admir'd. At plays I will rattle, Tittle-tattle, Tittle-tattle, Prittle-prattle, Prittle-prattle, As gay and as loud as the ...
‎1775
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The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq: In Twelve Volumes, with ...
Tittle-tattle, - Prittle-prattle, * Prittle-prattle, ' As gay and aslou'd as the best ; And at t'other place, A With a mask on my face,. l'll ask all l see, Do you know me! - Do you know me? _ _ And te, he, he, * '-* ' " And te, he, he l' At nothing so loud as a ...
Henry Fielding, 1767
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
'Paris Journal' 3 Such a set of tittle tattle, prittle prattle visitants! Oh dear! I am so sick of the ceremony and fuss of these fall liill people! So much dressing --chit chat— complimentary nonsense — In short, a country town is my detestation. diary, ...
Elizabeth M. Knowles, 1999
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Plays
AIR I. If flaunting and ranting, If noise and gallanting, Be all in fine ladies requir'd ; I'll warrant I'll be As fine a lady As ever in town was admir'd. At plays I will rattle, Tittle-tattle, Tittle-tattle, Prittle-prattle, Prittle-prattle, As gay and as loud as the ...
Henry Fielding, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers, 1806
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Change of air, or, The philosophy of travelling; autumnal ...
... in groups, discussing foreign or domestic politics — while the stranger, from nine till twelve o'clock, has the supreme felicity to — Hear the pretty ladies talk Tittle tattle, tittle tattle, Like their pattens, as they walk, Prittle prattle, prittle prattle.
James Johnson, 1831

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRITTLE-PRATTLE»

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The green shoots are weeds growing through the rubble in the ruins …
That is classic official prittle-prattle – suggesting the IMF borrow without providing it with the resources (capital) to engage in such borrowing. «FT.com Blogs, Apr 09»

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