Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To emit a short, shrill, strident call or note, as a grasshopper; make a slight rattle.
- n. A slight rattling noise.
- n. Same as clatter, n. Compare clutter, n.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. to make a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures, as of male insects such as crickets or grasshoppers.
- v. make a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures
“The 24-year-old Miami artist can't believe that vajazzling is a "real thing," pointing out that the practice was initially spoofed on YouTube with a fake advertisement for something called "clitter," a faux vagina glitter.”
“No way but suicide king and down the alley roared the car clitter clattering up the motorways and through towards evermore.”
“In spite of the opening and closing of doors, the hasty messengers, the ringing of bells and the perpetual clitter-clack of recording implements, Graham felt isolated, strangely inactive, inoperative.”
“The wings flapped jerkily, click, block, clitter clock, and the machines drove up; they spread and ceased, and the apparatus came soaring through the air.”
“A whirring of engines, click, clock, clitter clock, smote upon his ears.”
“He was quite alone — for his coachman was ill in bed — and there was nothing to be seen on either hand but a drifting mystery of hedge running athwart the yellow glare of his lamps, and nothing to hear but the clitter-clatter of his horses and the gride and hedge echo of his wheels.”
“There were nearly two hundred of the things, Holmes said, their fantastic shapes perched atop the rocky clitter around their disintegrating feet, and below that the low green turf, spongy with the water it held.”
“I dried my face, blew my nose, rested my head in my hands until the pounding internal pressure had subsided — long enough for a rabbit to lose its fear and venture out of its bury among the clitter.”
“Throughout the boat, tables of mah-jong were being set up by Chinese, and the clitter-clatter of the ivory tiles banging on the tables began to dominate.”
“The big curved wings on either side flapped disconcertingly, flapped again 'click, clock, click, clock, clitter-clock!”
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