Clang - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |klæŋ|  American pronunciation of the word clang
Brit.  |klaŋ|  British pronunciation of the word clang


- a loud resonant repeating noise(syn: clangor, clangoring, clangour, clank, clash, crash)


- make a loud noise(syn: clangor)


His fork clanged against the plate.

The prison door clanged shut.

The guard clanged the door shut.

...the horseshoe hit the stake with a satisfying clang...

The gates clanged shut behind her.

he could hear the clang of distant bells

Word forms

I/you/we/they: clang
he/she/it: clangs
present participle: clanging
past tense: clanged
past participle: clanged
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