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patter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of patter

  1. 1 friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this their incessant patter was getting on my nerves Synonyms of patter backchat, cackle, causerie, chatter, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, confab, confabulation, gab, gabfest, gossip, jangle, jaw, natter [chiefly British], palaver, chat, rap, schmooze, small talk, table talk, talk, tête-à-têteWords Related to patter colloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap

  2. 2 the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field the patter of highbrow criticism that one hears in fashionable art galleries Synonyms of patter argot, cant, dialect, jargon, jive, language, lingo, patois, terminology, shop, shoptalk, slang, vocabularyWords Related to patter colloquial, colloquialism, idiom, localism, parlance, pidgin, provincialism, regionalism, speech, vernacular, vernacularism; slanguage; bureaucratese, computerese, cyberspeak, educationese, governmentese, journalese, technobabble


patter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of patter

  1. to engage in casual or rambling conversation the toddler pattered on for what seemed like hours Synonyms of patter babble, blab, cackle, chaffer [British], chatter, chin [slang], converse, gab, gabble, gas, jabber, jaw, kibitz (also kibbitz), natter, palaver, chat, prate, prattle, rap, rattle, run on, schmooze (or shmooze), talk, twitter, visitWords Related to patter gossip, tattle; descant, discuss, expatiate; yak (also yack), yammer, yap



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