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verb as in clatter


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The wires were clacking, the phones ringing, and you had an inside line to the great matters of the day.

A huge 35mm film projector, click-clacking in our midst, shines a red rectangle onto a screen.

Malika winced at the sound of her own heels clacking on the sidewalk.

Another conservative banishee to hear the sound of accumulating oyster shells clacking around his feet was Bruce Bartlett.

We heard the note of a dull war drum beating the clacking of their rattles and the shrill notes of their war whistles.

There would be clacking tongues in many a Parisian salon, and white faces in some, when news should come of his escape.

And these speak an outland speech, clacking in their throats, hissing their s's, and laughing 'Ho!

I halted behind a waste-barrel by the iron fence and forgot the soughing pines and clacking guineas.

This clacking and snivelling is enough to kill a well man, let alone one lying on the edge of his grave.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clacking, such as: prate, cackle, babble, cluck, rattle, and gossip.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.