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See definition of prating on Dictionary.com
  • as ingarrulous
  • as indrivel
  • as inreport

synonyms for prating

  • chatty
  • glib
  • loquacious
  • voluble
  • babbling
  • blabbermouth
  • chattering
  • effusive
  • flap jaw
  • gabby
  • gossiping
  • gushing
  • long-winded
  • loose-lipped
  • loose-tongued
  • motormouth
  • mouthy
  • prattling
  • prolix
  • prosy
  • running on at the mouth
  • verbose
  • wind-bag
  • windy
  • wordy
  • yakkity
  • yakky
  • babble
  • blather
  • gibberish
  • nonsense
  • tripe
  • balderdash
  • bunk
  • gobbledygook
  • Greek
  • hogwash
  • hooey
  • jabber
  • poppycock
  • rot
  • rubbish
  • twaddle
  • double-talk

antonyms for prating

MOST RELEVANT
  • quiet
  • silent
  • mum
  • reserved
  • still
  • untalkative
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How to use prating in a sentence

Weakness and foolish prating about righteousness and virtue were never worth a dollar.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
Well, Mr. Macdonald was prating, as usual, about the antiquity of Scotland and its aeons of stirring history.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
Prating like a school-boy about a summons from Miss Wardour.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
But the Huguenot generals evidently imagined that there was nothing in the speech beyond the prating of a silly braggart.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
A hundred priests prating to the same effect in a hundred quarters produced no contemptible result.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
You know how they are always prating about Bible Teaching—the 'simple morality of the Gospel,' and all that nauseous stuff?
THE SECRET GLORYARTHUR MACHEN
When Penn attempted to speak, the Recorder roared out, "Stop that prating fellow's mouth or put him out of court."
THE TRIAL OF THEODORE PARKERTHEODORE PARKER
Burke was no prating optimist: it was his very knowledge how much could be said against society that quickened his fears for it.
OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
Then roared the voice of Jarl Ingvar from within, bidding the men cease prating and bring us in, and so we entered.
WULFRIC THE WEAPON THANECHARLES W. WHISTLER
Why do you play the fool then, and stand prating Out of the window like a broken Miller!Petru.
BEAUMONT & FLETCHER'S WORKS (8 OF 10)FRANCIS BEAUMONT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRATING

  • Greek
  • babble
  • balderdash
  • blather
  • bunk
  • double-talk
  • gibberish
  • gobbledygook
  • hogwash
  • hooey
  • jabber
  • nonsense
  • poppycock
  • prating
  • rot
  • rubbish
  • tripe
  • twaddle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.