Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: clatter
IPA transcription: [kl'ætɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: clatter
    Meaning: a rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement); "the shutters clattered against the house"; "the clatter of iron wheels on cobblestones"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: clatter, clack, brattle
    Meaning: make a rattling sound; "clattering dishes"
Usage examples
  • The crash and clatter were what she wanted to hear.
  • Hear the clatter as we pass the semaphores and switch lights!
  • Then I heard the clatter of a horse's hoofs, and lifted my eyes.
  • "They made beneath the table A noise, a clatter of the feet that was abominable,"
  • It must be comfortable there after the roar and clatter of the city, and only think of the still quiet of it.
  • Scarcely had he done so ere he heard the clatter of horse's hoofs moving rapidly towards the gate from the northward.
  • That WILL make it lots easier," she said cheerfully, impersonally, turning away and making a great clatter of pans in the sink.
  • As I said this I could hear the rattle and clatter of the train running past the semaphores and switch points and slacking to a stop.
  • At precisely six o'clock the clatter of horses' hoofs was heard at the entrance door; it was our captain of Spahis, who had arrived on Medeah.
  • Dolly heard a great clatter of four people leaving their clogs and cloaks in the hall, and would not move out of the unused drawing-room, in which for the moment she was seated.