clickety-clack

noun

click·​ety-clack
¦klikətē¦klak
variants or clickety-click
-klik
: a rhythmic usually fast click-clack
the clickety-clack of the wheels along the railroad track
the clickety-clack of typewriters

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Etymology

alteration of click-clack entry 1

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“Clickety-clack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clickety-clack. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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