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pitter-pattered

See definition of pitter-pattered on Dictionary.com
  • as inpad
  • as inpalpitate

synonyms for pitter-pattered

  • sneak
  • traipse
  • creep
  • hike
  • march
  • patter
  • pitter-patter
  • plod
  • pussyfoot
  • steal
  • tramp
  • trek
  • trudge
  • go barefoot

antonyms for pitter-pattered

MOST RELEVANT
  • tiptoe
  • simplify
  • steady
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How to use pitter-pattered in a sentence

A flock of weary sheep pattered along the road, barnward bound, heavy eyed and bleating softly.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Her last words floated back from the depths of the corridor; a clock was striking and she had pattered off hastily.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The little faces shone like polished bronze; they held their hands out, their bare feet pattered in the sand.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The rain came down thick and fast, and pattered noisily among the leafless bushes.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
It dripped and pattered off the skin-covering on to the boat and on to the rocks.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
Old Ebenezer woke up as Twinkleheels pattered over the barn floor.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Orders were shouted, iron doors were slammed and feet pattered in the interior of the warship.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
Away hopped the old gentleman rabbit, his heart going "pitter-patter-pat," he was so frightened.
UNCLE WIGGILY'S TRAVELSHOWARD R. GARIS
"She's got something on her mind," whispered Mrs. North to her mother, as the two pattered softly downstairs.
AND SO THEY WERE MARRIEDFLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
The sagacious little dog understood, and pattered about the place silently.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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