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Pratfalls

ˈpræt.fɔːl

Meanings of Pratfalls:

noun

A fall on to one's buttocks.

Usage examples:

He took a pratfall into the sand

Pratincole

ˈpratɪŋkəʊl

Meanings of Pratincole:

noun

A long-winged fork-tailed insectivorous bird related to the plovers, resembling a swallow in flight and typically living near water.

Usage examples:

Its head looked more jaeger-like than anything, and i wondered whether it was a pratincole.

Meanings of Prating:

verb

Talk foolishly or at tedious length about something.

Usage examples:

I heard him prate on for at least an hour and a half

Pratique

ˈpratɪk

Meanings of Pratique:

noun

Permission granted to a ship to have dealings with a port, given after quarantine or on showing a clean bill of health.

Usage examples:

The ships are those which have been boarded by the harbour master and given pratique.

Prats

præt

Meanings of Prats:

noun

An incompetent or stupid person; an idiot.

Usage examples:

My dad is practically in love with him, the stupid prat.

Meanings of Prattfall:

noun

A fall on to one's buttocks.

Usage examples:

He took a pratfall into the sand

Meanings of Prattle:

verb

Talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way.

Usage examples:

She began to prattle on about her visit to the dentist
noun

Foolish or inconsequential talk.

Usage examples:

Do you intend to keep up this childish prattle?

Prattled

ˈpræt.əl

Meanings of Prattled:

verb

Talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way.

Usage examples:

She began to prattle on about her visit to the dentist
noun

Foolish or inconsequential talk.

Usage examples:

Do you intend to keep up this childish prattle?

Prattler

ˈpræt.əl.ər

Meanings of Prattler:

noun

Someone who talks for a long time about things that are silly or not important

Usage examples:

Fiona's such a prattler - i wish she'd get to the point!

Meanings of Prattlers:

noun

Someone who talks for a long time about things that are silly or not important

Usage examples:

Fiona's such a prattler - i wish she'd get to the point!

Prattles

ˈprat(ə)l

Meanings of Prattles:

verb

Talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way.

Usage examples:

She began to prattle on about her visit to the dentist
noun

Foolish or inconsequential talk.

Usage examples:

Do you intend to keep up this childish prattle?

Prattling

ˈpræt.əl

Meanings of Prattling:

verb

Talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way.

Usage examples:

She began to prattle on about her visit to the dentist
noun

Foolish or inconsequential talk.

Usage examples:

Do you intend to keep up this childish prattle?

Prau

ˈprəʊə

Meanings of Prau:

noun

A type of sailing boat originating in malaysia and indonesia that may be sailed with either end at the front, typically having a large triangular sail and an outrigger.

Usage examples:

The early fishers were malays, also known as macassans, from the indonesian islands, and it seems t…

Meanings of Praus:

noun

A type of sailing boat originating in malaysia and indonesia that may be sailed with either end at the front, typically having a large triangular sail and an outrigger.

Usage examples:

The early fishers were malays, also known as macassans, from the indonesian islands, and it seems t…

Meanings of Pravity:

noun

Moral perversion or corruption; wickedness, depravity; an instance of this.

Prawn

prɔːn

Meanings of Prawn:

noun

A marine crustacean that resembles a large shrimp, many varieties of which are edible.

Usage examples:

These included king crab, phuket lobster, oysters, river prawns and yabbies.

Prawner

ˈprɔːnə

Meanings of Prawner:

noun

A boat used for fishing for prawns.

Usage examples:

Of the very few boats that did venture out a handful of prawners managed one day's fishing for the …

Prawners

ˈprɔːnə

Meanings of Prawners:

noun

A boat used for fishing for prawns.

Usage examples:

Of the very few boats that did venture out a handful of prawners managed one day's fishing for the …

Meanings of Prawns:

noun

A marine crustacean that resembles a large shrimp, many varieties of which are edible.

Usage examples:

These included king crab, phuket lobster, oysters, river prawns and yabbies.

Meanings of Prawny:

adjective

Suggestive of a prawn; containing prawns.

Meanings of Praxean:

adjective

Of or relating to the beliefs of praxeas and his followers; = "monarchian".

Meanings of Praxeological:

adjective

Of or relating to praxeology.

Meanings of Praxeology:

noun

The branch of knowledge that deals with the nature of human action, especially in later use as understood in economic theory by the austrian economist ludwig von mises (1881-1973) and his followers.

Meanings of Praxinoscope:

noun

A toy resembling a zoetrope, in which a series of figures representing successive positions of a moving object are arranged on the inner surface of a broad, shallow, cylindrical or polygonal drum which is open at the top and has in the middle a corresponding series of mirrors in which the figures are reflected, so that when the drum is rapidly rotated, the persistence of the successive visual images produces the impression of actual motion.

Meanings of Praxiology:

noun

The branch of knowledge that deals with the nature of human action, especially in later use as understood in economic theory by the austrian economist ludwig von mises (1881-1973) and his followers.

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