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clat·ter

clatter

 
 
pronunciation:
klae tr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: clatters, clattering, clattered
definition: to make a loud rattling noise.
The old engine clattered as he drove up the hill.The children clattered down the stairs wearing their dress shoes.
synonyms:
rattle
similar words:
jangle, knock
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a loud rattling noise.
A loud clatter could be heard coming from the attic at midnight.
synonyms:
jangle, rattle, rattling
similar words:
clank, commotion, crash, din, jangling, knock, knocking, racket
derivations: clattery (adj.), clatteringly (adv.)
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