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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To talk long and foolishly.

Usage examples (36)
  • Tut, tut, my lord. We will not stand to prate; Talkers are not good doers: be assur'd we go to use our hands and not our tongues.
  • Verb (used without object) : They prated on until I was ready to scream
  • Verb (used with object) : to prate absurdities with the greatest seriousness
  • And the cold wind's goblin prate; for more
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