Translation of "patter" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

patter

noun uk /ˈpæt.ər/ us /ˈpæt̬.ɚ/
SPEECH 讲话

[ U ] continuous and sometimes funny speech or talk, especially used by someone trying to sell things or by an entertainer

(表演娱乐节目或推销商品时说的)顺口溜,连续不间断的说词
He should succeed - he dresses well and his sales patter is slick and convincing. 他会成功的——他穿着体面,推销词说得既利落又令人信服。
SOUND 声音

[ S ] the sound of a lot of things gently and repeatedly hitting a surface

急促的轻拍声
I find the patter of rain on the roof soothing. 我发觉雨点敲击屋顶的声音能使人放松。
verb [ I usually + adv/prep ] uk /ˈpæt.ər/ us /ˈpæt̬.ɚ/

to make the sound of a lot of things gently and repeatedly hitting a surface

发出轻快的拍打声,发出啪嗒啪嗒声
I heard the rain patter against/on the window. 我听见雨点啪嗒啪嗒地打在窗户上。
We could hear mice pattering about/around looking for food. 我们能听见老鼠窸窸窣窣地四处寻找食物。

(Translation of “patter” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)