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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.
Far from being artless prattlers, Nesbit's child heroes are artful dodgers, adept at appropriating and recycling the work of adult authors.
The question sparks much debate among the elderly, the scholarly, among prattlers and wagerers.
The Government are, in my mind, showing far too much lenience toward both the peace prattlers and the conscientious objectors.
These scientific bores disgust those who love flowers and trees for the sake of their beauty and poetry; and so, because some scientific prattlers are stupid and prosy, they think that the science of plants itself is unlovely and undesirable.
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.
The Brindley, High Street, Runcorn, 0151 907 8360 - Mon, 6 Nov Yes, We Cant Top-notch poetry comes to 81 Renshaw, as arts collective Poets, Prattlers, and Pandemonialists bring spokenword legend Joelle Taylor up from London to headline.
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.