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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A series of rapid tapping sounds v. - Make light, rapid and repeated sounds; Rain gently adv. - Describing a rhythmic beating; As of footsteps.

Usage examples (40)
  • She missed the pitter-patter of little feet around the house
  • Verb (used without object) : She pitter-pattered along the hallway
  • Adverb : to run pitter-patter through the house
  • These little pitter-patter steps are for the birds. for more
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