Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of pitter.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They plumped into the milk-cans, and they went pittering and pattering all over the floor, backwards and forwards, and up and down.

    Little Eyolf

  • They plumped into the milk-cans, and they went pittering and pattering all over the floor, backwards and forwards, and up and down.

    Little Eyolf

  • Trip said, “Mikey is yowling as if he were still hearing squirrels chasing each other through the walls and pittering around in the attic.”

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Trip said, “Mikey is yowling as if he were still hearing squirrels chasing each other through the walls and pittering around in the attic.”

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Though when a soft pittering as of velvet feet arose behind him he refused to acknowledge that it might be what he feared, yet the instincts of his trade told him that it is not well when any noise whatever follows a diamond by night, and this was one of the largest that had ever come to him in the way of business.

    The Book of Wonder

  • Emperor's men, for I heard on the other side of the ivory hills the pittering of those beasts that prey on the mad, as they prowled up and down.

    A Dreamer's Tales

  • They plumped into the milk-cans, and they went pittering and pattering all over the floor, backwards and forwards, and up and down.

    Little Eyolf

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