pit-a-pat

noun
\ ˌpit-i-ˈpat How to pronounce pit-a-pat (audio) \

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

First Known Use of pit-a-pat

1582, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pit-a-pat

imitative

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“Pit-a-pat.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pit-a-patted. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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