Example sentences for: patter

How can you use “patter” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Though he can usually be counted on for a bit of patter from Gilbert and Sullivan, most of which he knows by heart, he told me he felt it had been too long since he reread Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac in the classic translation by Brian Hooker.

  • The accompanying patter goes like this: Families do not allow one member to prosper while another struggles; ergo , we need something like a bigger welfare system or a more progressive tax code.

  • The raunchy patter between Eastwood and James Woods as his editor in chief might have made for classic scenes if the former had known how to rein in the latter: Woods has ballooned into such a self-congratulatory grotesque that he now upstages his own blowhard characters.

  • .. methor baruthar, eseluth with the obvious themes per-, bar-, -uth, -uthar, -ethor , setting the tone in this ancient version of a magical patter song or jazz scat.

  • Through the rest we get Lewis' sensitive transcriptions of "a booming hick drawl," culminating in a contrast to Jim Barksdale, who, we are told, has escaped hickdom--he "retains only enough of the piney woods patter to offer a passing imitation of a good ol' boy when he needs to."


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