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prattle

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈpræt.l̩/ US  /ˈpræt̬-/
to talk in a silly way or like a child for a long time about things that are not important or without saying anything important
閒扯,胡扯
She'd have prattled on about her new job for the whole afternoon if I'd let her.
如果我任她講下去的話,她可以針對她的新工作嘮叨一下午。
Stop your prattling and go to sleep!
你們別閒扯了,睡覺去吧!
Ways of talking
prattle
 
 
noun [U]
His speech contained nothing new and was full of political prattle and clichés.
他的講話沒有甚麼新內容,只是政治上的胡扯和陳腔濫調。
Nonsense
prattler
 
 
/ˈpræt.l̩.ər/ /-lər/ US  /ˈpræt̬.l̩.ɚ/ noun [C]
Fiona's such a prattler - I wish she'd get to the point of what she wants to say.
菲奧娜真是個囉嗦的人——我希望她直接了當地說出她想說的話。
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Translations of “prattle”
in Vietnamese nói chuyện tầm phào…
in Spanish parlotear, charlar, balbucear…
in Thai พูดไร้สาระ…
in Malaysian bercakap tdk tentu biji butir…
in French babiller, jacasser…
in German plappern…
in Indonesian mengoceh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 闲扯,胡扯…
(Definition of prattle from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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