Translation of "patter" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

patter

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

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

(表演娛樂節目或推銷商品時說的)順口溜,連續不間斷的說詞
He should succeed - he dresses well and his sales patter is slick and convincing. 他會成功的——他穿著體面,推銷詞說得既俐落又令人信服。
SOUND 聲音

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

急促的輕拍聲
I find the patter of rain on the roof soothing. 我覺得雨點敲擊屋頂的聲音能使人放鬆。
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

發出輕快的拍打聲,發出啪嗒啪嗒聲
I heard the rain patter against/on the window. 我聽見雨點啪嗒啪嗒地打在窗戶上。
We could hear mice pattering about/around looking for food. 我們聽見老鼠窸窸窣窣四處尋找食物。

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