Clank - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |klæŋk|  American pronunciation of the word clank
Brit.  |klaŋk|  British pronunciation of the word clank


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


- make a clank


The radiator hissed and clanked.

The empty can clanked along the sidewalk.

...the car is making a funny clank, and this can't be good...

A tram clanked past.

the train clanked through the village

Word forms

I/you/we/they: clank
he/she/it: clanks
present participle: clanking
past tense: clanked
past participle: clanked
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