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clinkety–clank

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noun clink·ety–clank \ˈkliŋ-kə-tē-ˈklaŋk\

Definition of clinkety–clank

  1. :  a repeated usually rhythmic clanking sound <the clinkety–clank of a loose tire chain>



Origin of clinkety–clank

imitative


First Known Use: 1901


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