pit-a-pat

noun

pit-a-pat adverb or adjective
pit-a-pat intransitive verb

Word History

Etymology

imitative

First Known Use

1582, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pit-a-pat was in 1582

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Cite this Entry

“Pit-a-pat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pit-a-pat. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

pit-a-pat

noun

ˌpit-i-ˈpat
pit-a-pat adverb or adjective
pit-a-pat verb

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