clickety-clack

noun
click·​ety-clack | \¦klikətē¦klak\
variants: or clickety-click \ -​klik \

Definition of clickety-clack 

: 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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