Prate


Prate
Prate Prate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Prated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prating}.] [Akin to LG. & D. praten, Dan. prate, Sw. & Icel. prata.] To talk much and to little purpose; to be loquacious; to speak foolishly; to babble. [1913 Webster]

To prate and talk for life and honor. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

And make a fool presume to prate of love. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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