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Noun patter has 2 senses
- spiel, patter, line of gab - plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
--1 is a kind of line
- patter - a quick succession of light rapid sounds; "the patter of mice"; "the patter of tiny feet"
--2 is a kind of sound
Verb patter has 2 senses
- sprinkle, spit, spatter, patter, pitter-patter - rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick"
--1 is one way to rain, rain down
It is ----ing
- patter, pitter-patter - make light, rapid and repeated sounds; "gently pattering rain"
--2 is one way to sound, go
Somebody ----s PP