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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 (34)
  • One loud rat-tat made me feel certain that Kosinski had arrived, but
  • A sudden rat-tat at the door silenced them, and a servant entered with a telegram.
  • But the final pause was in this direction, and then came a sharp rat-tat at the door.
  • Claxby tut-tutted, a sharp little rat-tat through clenched teeth that sounded more like gunshot. for more
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