Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To murmur; patter.
- n. One who removes pits or stones from fruit.
- n. An implement for removing the stones from such fruit as plums and peaches; a fruit-stoner.
- n. See pitter-patter.
- n. A device that removes pits from fruit such as olives or cherries.
- v. To make a pattering sound.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A contrivance for removing the pits from peaches, plums, and other stone fruit.
- v. obsolete To make a pattering sound; to murmur.
“He never felt the rain pitter-pattering his dark head of hair.”
“We need a "pitter" for the Congress to get rid of the blue dogs and the sell outs to the banksters and insurers.”
“Plus mixers are bigger and harder to store than a little cherry pitter which is still going to be a pain for us because we only have one kitchen drawer!”
“What to do when it rains: Cuddle up to your loved one and enjoy that pitter patter ... it could lead to a different kind of pitter patter.”
“We need a "pitter" for the congress to get rid of the blue dogs and the sell outs to the banksters and insurers.”
“Now, I really wish I hadn't read that ... because it is causing my heart to go pitter-pat and I'm getting all excited again ... even though I had that under control.”
“I always required a bit of worldly experience before my heart went pitter-pat.”
“Not a fan of hallway soccer matches and the pitter patter of heavy little feet overhead?”
“I just wanted to squee in public about how that kid makes my heart pitter pat.”
“Jessica Alba is one among an ensemble of talented performers who will make the hearts of couples go pitter-patter this weekend when "Valentine's Day" arrives in theaters.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘pitter’.
Animal sounds in different languages, and the verbs that specify them.
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I'm wading through Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels one by one, and someday, I'll wade through them again and list all the words I learned while reading them.
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A sound garden.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world. --Walt Whitman
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