noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1901 a repeated usually rhythmic clanking sound <
the clinkety-clank of a loose tire chain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clinkety-clank — |kliŋkəd.ē|klaŋk, aiŋk noun Etymology: clinkety (alteration of clink) (II) + clank : a repeated usually rhythmic clanking sound the clinkety clank of a loose chain on an automobile wheel * * * /kling ki tee klangk /, n. a succession of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clinkety-clank — /kling ki tee klangk /, n. a succession of alternating clinks and clanks: the clinkety clank of armored vehicles on the rough road. [1900 05; alter. of CLINK1 + CLANK] * * * …   Universalium

  • clinkety-clank — clink·ety clank …   English syllables

  • clinkety-clink — |kliŋk noun Etymology: clinkety + clink (II) : a repeated usually rhythmic clinking sound the clinkety clink of coins in his pocket as he walked compare clinkety clank …   Useful english dictionary

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