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Definition 1: plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for patter in the sense of this definition

(patter is a kind of ...) (often plural) a means of communication or access

"it must go through official channels" "lines of communication were set up between the two firms"

Definition 2: a quick succession of light rapid sounds - [noun denoting event]

Samples where patter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the patter of mice
  • the patter of tiny feet

(patter is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 3: make light, rapid and repeated sounds - [verb of perception]

Samples where patter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gently pattering rain

Synonyms for patter in the sense of this definition

(patter is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

Definition 4: rain gently - [verb of weather]

Samples where patter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick

Synonyms for patter in the sense of this definition

(patter is a kind of ...) precipitate as rain

"If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"

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