Sunday, February 15, 2009



[klat-er] Show IPA Pronunciation
–verb (used without object)
1. to make a loud, rattling sound, as that produced by hard objects striking rapidly one against the other: The shutters clattered in the wind.
2. to move rapidly with such a sound: The iron-wheeled cart clattered down the street.
3. to talk fast and noisily; chatter: They clattered on and on about their children.
–verb (used with object)
4. to cause to clatter: clattering the pots and pans in the sink.
5. a rattling noise or series of rattling noises: The stagecoach made a terrible clatter going over the wooden bridge.
6. noisy disturbance; din; racket.
7. noisy talk; din of voices: They had to shout over the clatter at the cocktail party.
8. idle talk; gossip.

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