prate
[ preyt ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Early 15th century; Dutch from or related to Middle Dutch praten "to chatter"
Synonyms
  • blab
  • chatter
  • gab
Antonyms
  • be quiet
  • deprecate
Definition
to talk excessively and pointlessly; babble
Example
The children had too much sugar at dinner and proceeded to prate endlessly for the remainder of the night.
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