clickety-clack
clickety-clack clickety-clack, clickety-click clickety-click . a fast and rhythmic clicking sound, as of ``click-clack''; as, the clickety-clack of the typewriters.

Syn: clickety-clack. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • clickety-clack — noun a fast and rhythmic click clack the clickety clack of the typewriters • Syn: ↑clickety click • Hypernyms: ↑click clack * * * clickety clack, clickety click see click n.1 8 …   Useful english dictionary

  • clickety-clack — /klik i tee klak /, n. a rhythmic, swiftly paced succession of alternating clicks and clacks, as the sound produced by the wheels of a train moving over tracks. Also called clickety click /klik i tee klik /. [1875 80; metrical compound from… …   Universalium

  • clickety-clack — click·ety clack …   English syllables

  • clickety-click — clickety clack clickety clack, clickety click clickety click . a fast and rhythmic clicking sound, as of click clack ; as, the clickety clack of the typewriters. Syn: clickety clack. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clickety-click — noun a fast and rhythmic click clack (Freq. 1) the clickety clack of the typewriters • Syn: ↑clickety clack • Hypernyms: ↑click clack * * * clickˈety clickˈ or clickˈety clackˈ noun A continuous …   Useful english dictionary

  • click-clack — noun a succession of clicks • Hypernyms: ↑sound • Hyponyms: ↑clickety clack, ↑clickety click * * * I. ˈkliˌklak noun Etymology: reduplic. of click ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • click|et|y-click — «KLIHK uh tee KLIHK», noun, intransitive verb. = clickety clack. (Cf. ↑clickety clack) …   Useful english dictionary

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