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  • v. Present participle of clunk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the sound of a horse's hoofs hitting on a hard surface


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  • Of one thing I am certain clunking world agreements will change nothing only the ingenuity of mankind can do it and must be freed.

    Look How Clever We Are !

  • If you're up against a government philosophy that is in some of these ways rather 'clunking', occasionally, you need some good stories, you need a good civic story to tell, and it looks as if this is one.

    Archbishop's address to Faith Leaders in Birmingham

  • On Feb. 11, Riedel hit the boy in the head, making a "clunking" noise that caused the boy to have a "dazed look" and go to sleep.

    The News Tribune Blogs

  • His attack on Gordon Brown's "clunking" attempts to impose a view of Britishness is more significant.

    Benedict Brogan's political blog

  • The drive noise that I can occasionally hear is no where close to being as annoying as the IBM / Hitachi Travelstar 'clunking' or Seagate Momentus 'marble dropping noises.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • Linda could hear rustling, then the phone clunking on the counter next to the sink.

    Shore Thing

  • I keep hearing that clunking noise, and I want to know if I should be concerned.

    Gideon’s war

  • She was the only one on the rig who knew about that damn clunking sound, which seemed to be happening with greater frequency—once every ten minutes or so—and with greater intensity.

    Gideon’s war

  • Mama couldn't hear me calling her through the bathroom door, the clanking and clunking of pots and pans, and gunfire, so I had to go find the Mr. Bubble myself.

    Sex Ed With Barbie and GI Joe

  • This is a clunking, crunching mode of thought that lacks even the subtlety by which we might deem it mechanistic.

    An Open Letter to John C. Wright


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