Sentence Examples


  • There was a rapid patter of bare feet, and an unseen hand opened the door into the huntsmen's room, from which came the clear sounds of a balalayka on which someone, who was evidently a master of the art, was playing.
  • John Doyle 's clever lyrics of Joe 's patter song could have come straight from that masterly weaver of words W. S. Gilbert.
  • Only the stuttering rifles ' rapid rattle Can patter out their hasty orisons.
  • Next morning, I heard the pitter patter of my sisters moving around the house.
  • He has the arrogant patter of the policeman combined with the careful delivery of the part-time public speaker.

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