from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Empty or idle talk; trifling loquacity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun colloq. Empty talk; trifling loquacity; prattle; -- used in contempt or ridicule.
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- noun colloquial, derogatory, dated
empty talk; prattle
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I used to watch for her letters, though mere prittle-prattle and chit-chat, received them with delight, though myself was accused in them, and stigmatized as I deserved.
As their noisome prittle-prattle faded into the distance, Habrunt felt the danger pass.
And who can tell but that their tattling would last a whole night, for there's hardly one of them who hath not at the least a hundred in their Budgets; but because it is high time that either the Dry or Wet-Nurse must go to swathe the child, they begin to break off and shorten their prittle-prattle.
"Have done with your whispered prittle-prattle, Jan, and let me have sight of this fellow," he called angrily.