verb (used without object), prat·ed, prat·ing.
verb (used with object), prat·ed, prat·ing.
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Origin of prate
OTHER WORDS FROM prateprater, nounprat·ing·ly, adverbun·prat·ing, adjective
Words nearby prate
Example sentences from the Web for prate
Golden Age-of-TV evangelists prate on about which glorified soap operas are most deserving of our rapt attention.
But I am transgressing the rule I laid down for myself in the outset of these stories—not to prate much about my own pets.Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match|Francis C. Woodworth
After that let him who will prate of the feeling of identity and the consciousness of self.Marguerite|Anatole France
Neither shalt thou prate even to thy own heart of 'those secrets known to all.'Sartor Resartus|Thomas Carlyle
Uds life, Ill stick my knife in your guts an you prate to me so!
My fanaticism is, that I insist on the American people abolishing Slavery, or ceasing to prate of the rights of man.No Compromise with Slavery|William Lloyd Garrison