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  • as inbell
  • as inspectator

synonyms for clapper

  • Vesper
  • alarm
  • buzz
  • buzzer
  • carillon
  • chime
  • curfew
  • ding-dong
  • gong
  • peal
  • ringer
  • siren
  • tocsin
  • toll
  • dinger
  • tintinnabulum
  • bystander
  • fan
  • moviegoer
  • observer
  • onlooker
  • sports fan
  • theatergoer
  • viewer
  • beholder
  • eyewitness
  • kibitzer
  • looker
  • looker-on
  • perceiver
  • playgoer
  • seer
  • standee
  • watcher
  • witness
  • gaper
  • gazer
  • showgoer
  • stander-by
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How to use clapper in a sentence

A clapper of conies, a heap of stones, &c., whereinto they retire themselves'; Cotgrave.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
We had gained the Bell-and-Clapper Station as he spoke: two minutes yet before the train for the city would be in.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
After staying there awhile and giving satisfaction, she changed to the refreshment-room at the Bell-and-Clapper.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
“I got it safe enough; it was directed to the Bell-and-Clapper room,” returned Lizzie.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
By this time, Jonas had got the leather off so far, that he could get at the clapper to mend it.
ROLLO'S PHILOSOPHY. [AIR]JACOB ABBOTT
It was not drawn tight across, but it lay upon the clapper loosely.
ROLLO'S PHILOSOPHY. [AIR]JACOB ABBOTT
The strap, when it was nailed, passed directly across the clapper or valve.
ROLLO'S PHILOSOPHY. [AIR]JACOB ABBOTT
Steve grasped the cord attached to the clapper of the big bell in front of the bridge, giving it six steady jerks.
THE IRON BOYS ON THE ORE BOATSJAMES R. MEARS
Simon's hair stood on end, and his heart went like a mill-clapper, as he mentally figured out the sum.
THE COMPLETE PROSE WORKS OF MARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPERMARTIN FARQUHAR TUPPER
The ends were nailed tight, but the middle rested loosely upon the clapper.
ROLLO'S PHILOSOPHY. [AIR]JACOB ABBOTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CLAPPER

  • Vesper
  • alarm
  • buzz
  • buzzer
  • carillon
  • chime
  • clapper
  • curfew
  • ding-dong
  • dinger
  • gong
  • peal
  • ringer
  • siren
  • tintinnabulum
  • tocsin
  • toll
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.