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  • noun Plural form of clacker.

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Examples

  • I myself being in the fitness industry for almost 30 years have made the switch to office heels "clackers" as they say in the movie The Devil Wears Prada, and found three simple steps to help avoid foot pain.

    Andrea Metcalf: My Aching Feet -- Avoiding Foot Pain From High Heels

  • Lady Ada Byron, Queen of a loose confederacy of hackers, called "clackers," because of the sound made by the mechanical parts in their steam-driven computers.

    _The Difference Engine_ in the Romantics Classroom

  • Not for nothing that William Gibson called Victorian Babbage programmers “clackers” (The Difference Engine).

    Intro to Rod Logic « The Half-Baked Maker

  • The room was nodding and chomping their clackers and chewing on the drink, mouthing every bit of taste out of it.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • The room was nodding and chomping their clackers and chewing on the drink, mouthing every bit of taste out of it.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • The room was nodding and chomping their clackers and chewing on the drink, mouthing every bit of taste out of it.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • This “new set of clackers,” as Dahl joyously described them, still left a “tidy hunk” for the RAF,72 but they were a source of great pleasure to their owner, who believed that in most cases real teeth were more trouble than they were worth.

    Storyteller

  • This may simply mean, as some Vogue insiders believe, that Anna is trying to inculcate her lovely daughter with a passion for fashion so that she can succeed Mom -- even though Bee made it clear in The September Issue that she felt the Vogue clackers take mere sartorial matters way too seriously.

    Gioia Diliberto: Federer Is Betterer

  • And while we're currently experiencing a large deposit of sun in the fall of our global warming discontent, the click-clackers of urban centers are causing egregious errors in style by making a run on the bank by drawing summer clothes from their closets:

    Emily Bracken: Style Guide for Global Warming

  • And by the end of the week Bush was telling an aide to instruct "your clackers" (Bushspeak for press staff) that if he heard any chatter from White House aides about Rumsfeld's getting fired, "they'll have to answer to me."

    No Good Defense

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