Clatteringly \Clat"ter*ing*ly\, adv. With clattering. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • clatteringly — adverb see clatter I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clatteringly — adverb With a clattering sound …   Wiktionary

  • clatteringly — clat·ter·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • clatteringly — adverb Etymology: from present part of clatter (I) + ly : with clattering * * * clattˈeringly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑clatter …   Useful english dictionary

  • clatter — I. verb Etymology: Middle English clatren, from Old English *clatrian; of imitative origin Date: 13th century intransitive verb 1. to make a rattling sound < the dishes clattered on the shelf > 2. to talk noisily or rapidly 3. to move or go with… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clatter — clatterer, n. clatteringly, adv. clattery, adj. /klat euhr/, v.i. 1. to make a loud, rattling sound, as that produced by hard objects striking rapidly one against the other: The shutters clattered in the wind. 2. to move rapidly with such a sound …   Universalium

  • clatter — [klat′ər] vi. [ME clateren < OE * clatrian (akin to MDu klateren) < IE base * gal , to CALL, cry out] 1. to make, or move with, a rapid succession of loud, sharp noises; rattle 2. to chatter noisily vt. to cause to clatter n. [ME clater… …   English World dictionary

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