like the clappers

Definition of like the clappers

British, informal

  1. :  very fast We drove/ran like the clappers.

Word by Word Definitions

clapperplay clappers
  1. :  one that claps: such as

    :  the tongue of a bell

    :  a mechanical device that makes noise especially by the banging of one part against another

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capable of being understood in two ways

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