ticktack

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noun tick·tack \ˈtik-ˌtak\
variants: or

tictac

Definition of ticktack

  1. 1 :  a ticking or tapping beat like that of a clock or watch

  2. 2 :  a contrivance used by children to tap on a window from a distance

Origin and Etymology of ticktack

reduplication of tick


First Known Use: 1549

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