Definition of prate in English:


Pronunciation /prāt/ /preɪt/

Translate prate into Spanish

intransitive verb

[no object]
  • Talk foolishly or at tedious length about something.

    • ‘I heard him prate on for at least an hour and a half’
    speak, give voice, chat
    chatter, chatting, chattering, gossiping, prattling, prating, gibbering, jabbering, babbling, gabbling, rattling on, speaking, talking


Late Middle English from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German praten, probably of imitative origin.