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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door).

Usage examples (32)
  • The nut kept playing rat-a-tat-tat on the wall with his head.
  • I fell back asleep, but then again I woke to a rat-a-tat-tat.
  • All the children jumped when they heard the loud rat-a-tat-tat.
  • From the thicket near the road came the rat-a-tat-tat of gunfire. for more
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