verb (used without object), prat·ed, prat·ing.
verb (used with object), prat·ed, prat·ing.
Origin of prate
Examples from the Web for prater
He was found in the Prater, with his friend's bullet in his chest.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8)|Guy de Maupassant
All agreed that they ought not to leave the Prater before going for a ride on the switchback.The Road to the Open|Arthur Schnitzler
Prater Canyon is the only one of these localities at which any other species of vole was taken.Mammals of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado|Sydney Anderson
We fought that same evening, behind the Prater, and I received his ball in my shoulder—mine, pierced his hat.Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq.|Charles James Lever
Sacher's has a branch establishment in the Prater, which is always in high favour with the Viennese.The Gourmet's Guide to Europe|Algernon Bastard
British Dictionary definitions for prater
Word Origin for prate
Word Origin and History for prater
early 15c., from or related to Middle Dutch praten "to chatter" (c.1400), from a West Germanic imitative root (cf. East Frisian proten, Middle Low German praten, Middle High German braten, Swedish prata "to talk, chatter"). Related: Prated; prating. As a noun from 1570s.