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prattle

verb [I] uk   /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: She'd have prattled on about her new job for the whole afternoon if I'd let her. Stop your prattling and go to sleep!
prattle
noun [U] uk   us  
His speech contained nothing new and was full of political prattle and clichés.
prattler
noun [C] uk   /-l̩.ər/ /-lər/ us    /-l̩.ɚ/
Fiona's such a prattler - I wish she'd get to the point!
(Definition of prattle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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