Definitions

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  • n. One who prattles or is inclined to do so.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who prattles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who prattles; a puerile or trifling talker.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who speaks in a childish way

Etymologies

From prate; prattle + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "prattler," who persists in believing in his own innocence in spite of the unmistakable judgment of his just Creator and the unanimous testimony of his candid friends.

    The Sceptics of the Old Testament: Job - Koheleth - Agur

  • But I am not Rasputin, and you will not play the prattler with me.

    Blood Lite II: Overbite

  • So I hope you won't find that I'm either a prattler or being tedious today.

    The Stratford Experience

  • The thoughtless prattler answered promptly, that she had seen him only a few days before.

    History of American Women

  • Any how, it looks like Austrian foreign minister, Ursula Plassnik, prattler-in-chief want to sidestep discussions on the EU constitution, and wants everyone to focus on "steps that can be taken independently".

    Transparency no, invisibility yes

  • In this manner the little prattler diverted herself.

    Pamela

  • Will it not be presently time, O prattler, to hold your tongue, and let younger people speak?

    Roundabout Papers

  • Asks some booby rebuke, some prolix prattler a judgment?

    Poems and Fragments

  • She was the most artless prattler, and was soon confiding her girlish secrets, dreams, and fears; I learned that her doting great-uncle had brought her on the cruise as a betrothal present, and that on her return to Vienna she was to be married to a most aristocratic swell, a graf no less, whom she had never seen and who was on the brink of the grave, being all of thirty years old.

    Flashman on the March

  • Conversing with a prattler just makes you want to gnaw your arm off to escape.

    badger Diary Entry

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