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intransitive verb

: to make a frictional or rattling sound : stridulate especially softly
a cicada clittering
her breath made in her throat a little clittering soundF. M. Ford


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plural -s
dialectal, England
: a mass of loose stones
tumbled clitters of granite

Word History


Intransitive verb

probably alteration of clatter

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“Clitter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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