tap-tap

noun

Definition of tap-tap

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a series of taps or their sound steady tap-tap of typewritersManchester Guardian Weekly
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Definition of tap-tap (Entry 2 of 2)

: to make a sound of repeated tapping : move with a sound of tapping her shoes were tap-tapping on the tessellated floor— W. G. Hardy dark plane-tree leaves tap-tapped at the window— John Galsworthy

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reduplication of tap entry 5

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“Tap-tap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tap-tap. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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