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patter

noun [U] (SPEECH)
講話
 
 
/ˈpæt.ər/ US  /ˈpæt̬.ɚ/
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。
Informal talking and conversationAdvertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing
(Definition of patter noun (SPEECH) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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