prattle

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prattle

noun blather, gabble, nonsensical talk, twaddle, verbiage

prattle

verb babble, blather, chatter, gab, jabber, prate, prattle, talk nonsense
See also: jargon, speech
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The comic prattlers discussed at the outset of the essay, overcome by their immoderate desire for knowledge, are thus following what they take to be Aristotle's lead in the Problems.
The Government are, in my mind, showing far too much lenience toward both the peace prattlers and the conscientious objectors.
I couldn't concentrate on the grub for laughing at Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright, two posh prattlers who make Bernard Manning look anorexic, as they traipsed around on a groaning motorbike and sidecar.
During her 60-year reign, she'll have sat through thousands of school visits, affecting interest in the merry prattlers, have stifled yawns through countless loyal addresses.
In saying that, Tyldesley and Townsend are no doubt accomplished prattlers who are music to the ears of many viewers but, as you'll have sussed, they're not for me.
But I can only suggest that Mitchell comes from a long line of barbers, for I'm not about to suggest that the prince of prattlers has a hair fetish.
But while neither Ed and the Sofa, nor the parliamentary prattlers have exactly been an inspiration, or added much to the gaiety of the nation, maybe we haven't helped by trashing them and all their works, almost before they have begun.