[ noun ] (linguistics,writing) plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
Used in print(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)
They had spent the morning revising the act , eliminating all the gay songs , patter and dancing with a view of the best public_relations .
Eliminating the patter and the upbeat numbers left little but blues and other songs of equal melancholy .
[ noun ] a quick succession of light rapid sounds
"the patter of mice" "the patter of tiny feet"