pitter-patter

noun
pit·ter-pat·ter | \ˈpi-tər-ˌpa-tər, ˈpi-tē-ˌpa-\

Definition of pitter-patter 

: a rapid succession of light sounds or beats : patter

Other Words from pitter-patter

pitter-patter \ˌpi-tər-ˈpa-tər, ˌpi-tē-ˈpa- \ adverb or adjective
pitter-patter \ˌpi-tər-ˈpa-tər, ˌpi-tē-ˈpa- \ intransitive verb

First Known Use of pitter-patter

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pitter-patter

reduplication of patter entry 4

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pitter-patter

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pitter-patter

: a quick series of light sounds

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