Pitpat \Pit"pat`\, n. & adv. See {Pitapat}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Apitpat — A*pit pat, adv. [Pref. a + pitpat.] With quick beating or palpitation; pitapat. Congreve. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palpitate — [v] beat at a rapid pace, like a heart flutter, pitpat*, pitter patter*, pound, pulsate, pulse, quiver, shiver, throb, tremble, vibrate; concepts 152,308 Ant. be still …   New thesaurus

  • throb — [v] pulsate, beat flutter, palpitate, pitpat, pound, pulse, resonate, thrill, thump, tingle, tremble, twitter, vibrate; concepts 152,185 …   New thesaurus

  • pit|a|pat — or pit a pat «PIHT uh PAT», adverb, noun, verb, pat|ted, pat|ting. –adv. with a quick succession of beats or taps; flutteringly; patteringly. –n. the movement or sound of something going pitapat; palpitation; pattering …   Useful english dictionary

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