verb (used without object), prat·tled, prat·tling.
verb (used with object), prat·tled, prat·tling.
Origin of prattle
Synonyms for prattle
Related Words for prattlerblabbermouth, meddler, snoop, parrot, tattler, tabby, tattle, taleteller, chatterbox, gossiper, rumormonger, informer, scandalmonger, busybody, talebearer, chatterer, t, flibbertigibbet, newsmonger, babbler
Examples from the Web for prattler
Historical Examples of prattler
I swear that, for a prattler, I deserve to be driven with cudgels from his service by my master!The Cid Campeador
Antonio de Trueba
But she could not explain this to Dot, and Dot was a prattler.The Corner House Girls on a Tour
Grace Brooks Hill
Mr. Prattler (before a portrait of Lady Hamilton by Romney).Voces Populi
She found the first a prattler, and could not perceive any merit in the second.Voltaire's Romances
It was not up above, in the sunlight, that the Prattler spoke; it was here, in this night of the underworld.The Man With the Black Feather
Word Origin for prattle
1530s, frequentative of prate (q.v.). Related: Prattled; prattling. The noun is attested from 1550s.