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

pitter-patter

play \ˌpi-tər-ˈpa-tər, ˌpi-tē-ˈpa-\ adverb or adjective

pitter-patter

play \ˌpi-tər-ˈpa-tər, ˌpi-tē-ˈpa-\ intransitive verb

Origin and Etymology of pitter-patter

reduplication of 4patter



PITTER-PATTER Defined for English Language Learners

pitter-patter

noun

Definition of pitter-patter for English Language Learners

  • : a quick series of light sounds



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