pitter-patter


pit·ter–pat·ter

noun \ˈpi-tər-ˌpa-tər, ˈpi-tē-ˌ\

: a quick series of light sounds

Full Definition of PITTER-PATTER

:  a rapid succession of light sounds or beats :  patter
pitter–patter \ˌpi-tər-ˈ, ˌpi-tē-ˈ\ adverb or adjective
pitter–patter \same as adv\ intransitive verb

Origin of PITTER-PATTER

reduplication of 4patter
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with PITTER-PATTER

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