Synonyms of 'patter'
in the sense of cant
specialized vocabulary of a particular group, such as thieves or lawyersHe resorted to a lot of pseudo-psychological cant to confuse me.
in the sense of hold forth
to speak for a long timeHe is capable of holding forth with great eloquence.
in the sense of jabber
to speak very quickly and excitedlyI left them there jabbering away
in the sense of line
Don't be fooled by that line about having seen you before somewhere.
in the sense of lingo
any foreign or unfamiliar language or jargonI don't speak the lingo.
in the sense of monologue
any long speech by one person, esp. one which prevents other people talking or expressing their viewsHe ignored the question and continued his monologue.
in the sense of pat
to tap (someone or something) lightly with the handShe patted me on the knee.
in the sense of patois
the jargon of a particular grouppeople from the ghetto who speak street patois
in the sense of pelt
to throw (missiles) atCrowds started to pelt police cars with stones.
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Thesaurus for patter from the Collins English Thesaurus
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