Clack - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |klæk|  American pronunciation of the word clack
Brit.  |klak|  British pronunciation of the word clack

noun

- a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated (syn: clap)
- a simple valve with a hinge on one side; allows fluid to flow in only one direction

verb

- make a rattling sound (syn: brattle, clatter)
- make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens (syn: click, cluck)
- speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly (syn: blab, blabber, chatter, gabble, gibber, maunder, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle)

Examples

I heard her heels clacking down the hall.

He clacked his teeth together.

the sound of high heels clacking across the courtyard

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: clack
he/she/it: clacks
present participle: clacking
past tense: clacked
past participle: clacked
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