Clapper - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈklæpər|  American pronunciation of the word clapper
Brit.  |ˈklapə|  British pronunciation of the word clapper

noun

- someone who applauds (syn: applauder)
- a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity (syn: glossa, lingua, tongue)
- metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side (syn: tongue)

Examples

He just thought it'd close her clapper.

I ran like the clappers.

Word forms

noun
singular: clapper
plural: clappers
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