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1clack

verb \ˈklak\

: to make or cause something to make a short sharp sound or series of short sharp sounds

Full Definition of CLACK

intransitive verb
2
:  to make an abrupt striking sound or series of sounds
3
of fowl :  cackle, cluck
transitive verb
1
:  to cause to make a clatter
2
:  to produce with a chattering sound; specifically :  blab
clack·er noun

Examples of CLACK

  1. I heard her heels clacking down the hall.
  2. He clacked his teeth together.

Origin of CLACK

Middle English, of imitative origin
First Known Use: 13th century

2clack

noun

Definition of CLACK

1
a :  rapid continuous talk :  chatter
b :  tongue
2
archaic :  an object (as a valve) that produces clapping or rattling noises usually in regular rapid sequence
3
:  a sound of clacking

First Known Use of CLACK

15th century
CLACKING Defined for Kids

1clack

verb \ˈklak\
clackedclack·ing

Definition of CLACK for Kids

1
:  to talk rapidly and without stopping
2
:  to make or cause to make a short sharp sound <… suddenly he began to shiver … I could hear his teeth clacking. — Theodore Taylor, The Cay>

2clack

noun

Definition of CLACK for Kids

1
:  rapid continuous talk <The disc jockey's clack went on all morning.>
2
:  a sound of clacking <the clack of a typewriter>

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