adverb see clank I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • clankingly — adverb With a clanking sound …   Wiktionary

  • clankingly — clank·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • clankingly — adverb : in a clanking manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • clank — clankingly, adv. clankingness, n. clankless, adj. /klangk/, n. 1. a sharp, hard, nonresonant sound, like that produced by two pieces of metal striking, one against the other: the clank of chains; the clank of an iron gate slamming shut. v.i. 2.… …   Universalium

  • clank — I. verb Etymology: probably imitative Date: 1656 intransitive verb 1. to make a clank or series of clanks < the radiator hissed and clanked > 2. to go with or as if with a clank < tanks clanking through the streets > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clank — noun a loud, sharp sound as of pieces of metal being struck together. verb make or cause to make a clank. Derivatives clanking adjective clankingly adverb Origin ME: imitative …   English new terms dictionary

  • clank — n. & v. n. a sound as of heavy pieces of metal meeting or a chain rattling. v. 1 intr. make a clanking sound. 2 tr. cause to clank. Derivatives: clankingly adv. Etymology: imit.: cf. CLANG, CLINK(1), Du. klank …   Useful english dictionary

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