patter

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Glib and rapid speech, such as from an auctioneer, or banter during a sports event
One who pats
To make irregularly repeated sounds of low-to-moderate magnitude and lower-than-average pitch

The bullets pattered in the log-cabin walls.

The soft sound of feet walking on a hard surface

I could hear the patter of the burglar, so I hid in the linen closet.

to mumble something over and over
{v} to beat or make a noise like hail
To spatter; to sprinkle
To mutter; as prayers
To talk glibly; to chatter; to harangue
To strike with a quick succession of slight, sharp sounds; as, pattering rain or hail; pattering feet
The language or oratory of a street peddler, conjurer, or the like, hence, glib talk; a voluble harangue; mere talk; chatter; also, specif
Glib and rapid speech; a voluble harangue
rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
Someone's patter is a series of things that they say quickly and easily, usually in order to entertain people or to persuade them to buy or do something. Fran began her automatic patter about how Jon had been unavoidably detained. if something, especially water, patters, it makes quiet sounds as it keeps hitting a surface lightly and quickly patter on (PAT)
a quick succession of light rapid sounds; "the patter of mice"; "the patter of tiny feet" make light, rapid and repeated sounds; "gently pattering rain
make light, rapid and repeated sounds; "gently pattering rain
A patter is a series of quick, quiet, tapping sounds. the patter of the driving rain on the roof
The cant of a class; patois; as, thieves's patter; gypsies' patter
If something patters on a surface, it hits it quickly several times, making quiet, tapping sounds. Rain pattered gently outside, dripping on to the roof from the pines
as sometimes introduced in songs
rapid speech, esp
plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
To chatter, to clack Dr Pusey thinks it is derived from Paternoster (the Lord's Prayer) The priest recited it in a low, mumbling voice till he came to the words, “and lead us not into temptation,” which he spoke aloud, and the choir responded, “but deliver us from evil ” In our reformed Prayer Book, the priest is directed to say the whole prayer “with a loud voice ” Probably the “pattering of rain”- i e the rain coming with its pit-pat, is after all the better derivation Gipsy talk is so called from the French patois (See Patavinity )
The things you say while you're doing a magic trick Sometimes it is a story, or makes the audience believe something that helps fool them A form of misdirection
A quick succession of slight sounds; as, the patter of rain; the patter of little feet
{f} chatter, make small talk; walk, putter
{i} chatter, small talk; sound of footsteps; gossip; slang, jargon
To mutter; to mumble; as, to patter with the lips
The storie line, jokes or other talk used by a magician
make light, rapid and repeated sounds; "gently pattering rain"
a quick succession of light rapid sounds; "the patter of mice"; "the patter of tiny feet"
patter song
{i} comic song depending for its humorous effect on rapid enunciation of the words
pattering
Groupings of frequent irregularly repeated sounds of moderate magnitude and lower-than-average pitch
pitter-patter
A soft, percussive sound, as of tiny feet or rain on a rooftop
pitter-patter
(noun) a sound as of quick light steps or taps
pitter-patter
(adverb) with this sound
pattered
past of patter
pattering
{i} sound of footsteps; chattering, making small talk; gossiping
pattering
present participle of patter
patters
plural of patter
pitter-patter
a series of rapid tapping sounds; "she missed the pitter-patter of little feet around the house
pitter-patter
with quick light beats or steps (From the sound)
pitter-patter
describing a rhythmic beating; "his heart went pit-a-pat"
pitter-patter
rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
pitter-patter
make light, rapid and repeated sounds; "gently pattering rain"
pitter-patter
a series of rapid tapping sounds; "she missed the pitter-patter of little feet around the house"
pitter-patter
as of footsteps; "he came running pit-a-pat down the hall"
thieves' patter
language of thieves, robber's language
patter
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