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  • nounmetallic noise
  • verbclang, clatter

synonyms for clank

  • bang
  • bong
  • clash
  • clink
  • jangle
  • ring
  • jangle
  • clash
  • resound
  • toll
  • reverberate
  • ring
  • bong
  • clink
  • make noise
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How to use clank in a sentence

Nigel would have remonstrated with her, but she had departed, and in a moment he heard the house-door clank behind her.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
The clank of a sword sounds above the measured foot fall on a polished floor.
HISTORIC FREDERICKSBURGJOHN T. GOOLRICK
The log lurched noisily across lumps and hollows, the chain made a harsh clank, and the wood echoed the thud of heavy hoofs.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
Soon he heard men's voices, and the familiar clank of chains.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The merry-go-rounds glint and clank under the shadow of a church.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
Now a clank of metal against metal sounded behind me; from the side passage a figure in radiation armor moved out.
GREYLORNJOHN KEITH LAUMER
He saw the gleam of many gray uniforms and he heard a clank which he knew could be made only by the wheels of cannon.
THE HOSTS OF THE AIRJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
Silent and alone she sat until break of day, when she was aroused by the shrill pibroch, heavy footsteps, and the clank of arms.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
"Our host is right," said Le Glorieux, replacing his sword in its sheath with a decided clank.
THE COURT JESTERCORNELIA BAKER
In vain do they clank their chains, and fill the air with their shrieks, and make their supplications for mercy.
NO COMPROMISE WITH SLAVERYWILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON
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WORDS RELATED TO CLANK

  • bang
  • bump
  • clang
  • clank
  • clatter
  • collide
  • crash
  • grate
  • grind
  • jangle
  • jar
  • jolt
  • prang
  • rattle
  • scrap
  • scrimmage
  • shock
  • smash
  • wallop
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