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Definitions of patter:

  • noun:   a quick succession of light rapid sounds
    Example: "The patter of mice"
  • noun:   plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
  • verb:   make light, rapid and repeated sounds
    Example: "Gently pattering rain"
  • verb:   rain gently
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #55024)


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