patter


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Synonyms for patter

Synonyms for patter

plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)

a quick succession of light rapid sounds

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rain gently

make light, rapid and repeated sounds

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Pitter Patter KEEP your ingredients and label shouts Turning packaging into the detritus of louts The birds and rabbits can't read the touts Being a cog on the roundabouts It's a job that can turn hearts bitter You either pick up, ignore or drop the litter Some people reject the honour of being a bin fitter And wear the badge of the waste pipe critter It's as old as Adam and curses the streets Casual contempt around paths and seats Brain cells giving permission to have selfish beats Pitter patter of tiny cheats.
Meanwhile, Phelan coaches Todd in some sales technique, and Todd manages to charm Sharif with his sales patter.
Instead of getting good spiel-readers, the show should have trained its young cohosts to come up with spontaneous patter and comments.
Pitter and Patter even find their way underground to a bat, a salamander, a cricket, and more.
As in "He's not a man for the patter after a match".
The whole Tory sales patter so far sales patter so far T this Parliament has been, "We are deficit-slayers, Labour, in contrast to us Tories, lacks all credibility on this.
And the 24-year-old American has been lapping up the super-relaxed Scot's cheeky patter all week as he has joked his way through post-match interviews.
IT won't be long after they tie the knot that Russell Brand and Katy Perry hear the pitter patter of tiny feet - if their pal Snoop Dogg has his way.
But he better stick to what he knows best because if he tries to give the young ladies any of his dour patter then he might just end up with the first-ever sleep walking keeper on his hands.
This isn't the patter of rain on a roof or the pitter-patter of little feet, but patter as in a salesman's spiel.
Along with amusing, priceless patter between Wells and an audience of neighborhood folks, the disc is notable for great guitar work from journeymen Phil Guy and others.
Here the author dispenses advice on, among other things, learning the traditions of opera performance; helping singers to distinguish the compositional styles of many opera composers; helping singers to learn coloratura, patter and ornamentation; and achieving more contrast, shape and emotional impact in the singing line.
Your patter when showing young children these tricks and diversions can make all the difference.
yelled the Disney "cast member" dressed as Daniel Boone who had run out of scripted patter to keep his charges' attention.