how to pronounce patter


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The above transcription of patter is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

patter is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of patter in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… living with a patter Womack tribe the …”

meanings of patter


  1. To repeat the Lord's Prayer.
  2. To spatter; to sprinkle.
  3. To repeat hurriedly; to mutter.
  4. To pray.
  5. To make irregularly repeated sounds of low-to-moderate magnitude and lower-than-average pitch.
  6. To speak glibly and rapidly, as does an auctioneer or a sports commentator.


  1. A soft repeated sound, as of rain falling, or feet walking on a hard surface.
  2. One who pats.
  3. Glib and rapid speech, such as from an auctioneer or a sports commentator.

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