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pitter-pattering

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

synonyms for pitter-pattering

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

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  • tiptoe
  • simplify
  • steady
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How to use pitter-pattering in a sentence

Not one of the others had heard a sound; but now they were aware that soft footsteps were pattering along the hallway.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The rain was falling in torrents and pattering on the heavy oil-skin clothing of the watchers.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
Small shot whistled through the air, pattering against rocks, through leaves, and dropping like hail into the river.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Cold, still, in the twilight it stood, rain-drops pattering round it.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
Then the rain came pattering down, and the wind howled louder than before.
MASTERMAN READYCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Through the thin flooring they heard the sound of naked feet pattering toward the rail.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
And behind him Twinkleheels' pattering feet struggled to shorten the distance between them.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Like some great inch-worm, the weasel looped its way along, until its path crossed that of the shrew pattering toward the brook.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
A few big drops came pattering through the trees, then ceased.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
Even as they moved away stealthy shapes were pattering up from afar.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
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