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English definition of “patter”

patter

noun [U] (SPEECH)    /ˈpæt.ər/ US  /ˈpæt̬.ɚ/
continuous and sometimes funny speech or talk, especially used by someone trying to sell things or by an entertainer: He should succeed - he dresses well and his sales patter is slick and convincing.Informal talking and conversationAdvertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing
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