a rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement)
"the shutters clattered against the house"; "the clatter of iron wheels on cobblestones"
clatter, clack, brattle(verb)
make a rattling sound
A rattling noise.
A loud disturbance.
Noisy talk or chatter.
To cause to make a rattling sound.
To make a rattling noise
To chatter noisily or rapidly.
To hit; to smack
to make a rattling sound by striking hard bodies together; to make a succession of abrupt, rattling sounds
to talk fast and noisily; to rattle with the tongue
to make a rattling noise with
a rattling noise, esp. that made by the collision of hard bodies; also, any loud, abrupt sound; a repetition of abrupt sounds
rapid, noisy talk; babble; chatter
Origin: [AS. clarung a rattle, akin to D. klateren to rattle. Cf. Clack.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klat′ėr, n. a repeated rattling noise: a repetition of abrupt, sharp sounds: noisy talk: (Burns) gossip.—v.i. to make rattling sounds: to rattle with the tongue: to talk fast and idly.—v.t. to strike so as to produce a rattling.—adv. Clatt′eringly. [Acc. to Skeat, clatter = clacker, a freq. of Clack.]
The numerical value of clatter in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of clatter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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There's just something magical about this place with the clear dark water below and the soft wispy cypress needles above, the cypress trees are usually covered with bromeliads, spiky air plants that gather water from dew and rain and simply use their host trees for support. On a windy day, the cypress trees clatter just a little bit as they brush up against each other.
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