Definitions for patter

Definitions for (noun) patter

Main entry: patter, spiel, line of gab

Definition: plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)

Main entry: patter

Definition: a quick succession of light rapid sounds

Usage: the patter of mice; the patter of tiny feet

Definitions for (verb) patter

Main entry: pitter-patter, patter

Definition: make light, rapid and repeated sounds

Usage: gently pattering rain

Main entry: spit, sprinkle, spatter, pitter-patter, patter

Definition: rain gently

Usage: It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick

Visual thesaurus for patter