Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: click
IPA transcription: [kl'ɪk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: chink, click, clink
    Meaning: a short light metallic sound
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: snap, click
    Meaning: move or strike with a noise; "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward"
  • Synonyms: click, tick
    Meaning: make a clicking or ticking sound; "The clock ticked away"
Usage examples
  • There was only a slight click.
  • A sharp click interrupted him.
  • There was a faint scraping sound, followed by a click.
  • He placed the key in the lock and the bolt turned with a sharp click. Button-Bright did not hesitate.
  • He heard message after message flash through space, and click on his instrument, but none of them was in answer to his.
  • Cordery, the coastguard, came out of the cottage, levelled his telescope at some fishing-boats, shut it with a click and walked away.
  • Presently, with a click, a little square wicket that pierced the door was opened, and a woman's face peered out through the iron bars.
  • After the first few minutes of watching Tom click out the messages, the little throng of castaways that had gathered about the shack, moved away.
  • Nobody heard the click and rattle of the cog-wheels as the third-floor front of the Frogmore flats buzzed its machinery back into the Order of Things.
  • But there was the usual bustle going on in the other rooms of the tavern; there were shouts for the waiters, the sound of popping corks, the click of billiard balls, the drone of the organ.