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  • n. a succession of clicks


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  • The click-clack of four inch heels on the sidewalk.


  • The click-clack of my tire chains measured slow progress as I inched — in a steady line of cars — toward the opening ceremonies of the 1960 Winter Olympics.

    A Winter’s Tale

  • Every time I hear a train whistle and the click-clack of steel wheels on a track, I think of you.


  • You'll shake your head, run your hand through my slicked back hair, and click-clack into the next room with a You're so boring.

    There's Nothing You Can Do

  • Referee: Chris Foy MerseysideNot long now: The teams click-clack out the tunnel and on to the pitch, with Manchester United's players kitted out in their usual home strip, while Crystal Palace's players wear an away strip of yellow shirts, shorts and socks.

    Manchester United v Crystal Palace

  • It was small wonder, for over the click-clack of players marching out to do battle, a shout could be heard: "C'mon boys!"

    Premier League stars need to woman down before they man up | Barry Glendenning

  • But for all of the wild gestures, it was the tiny, unintentionally audible, click-clack of guitar pedals that spoke most directly to Braxton's far-out vision of orchestral music.

    In concert: Tyondai Braxton and Wordless Music Orchestra at Library of Congress

  • The click-clack of laptop note-taking intensified.

    The Ultimate Power Hobby

  •  Inside he heard laughter, the click-clack of shoes on floor.

    Thinly Sliced Raw Fish

  •  She pedaled from building to building and walked quickly, at just shy of a run, the click-clack of her bike shoes louder than the heels worn by the polished, suited professional women that she routinely outpaced.

    The Messenger


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  • Uninterrupted loquacity.

    May 27, 2011

  • in the classic book "click clack moo: cows that type".

    December 10, 2006