Definitions for ticktackˈtɪkˌtæk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


or tic•tac

  1. a repetitive sound, as of tapping.

  2. a device for making a tapping sound.

Origin of ticktack:

1540–50; imit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ticktack(verb)

    system of signalling by hand signs used by bookmakers at racetracks

  2. tick, ticktock, ticktack, beat(verb)

    make a sound like a clock or a timer

    "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ticktack(noun)

    a noise like that made by a clock or a watch

  2. Ticktack(noun)

    a kind of backgammon played both with men and pegs; tricktrack

  3. Ticktack(adverb)

    with a ticking noise, like that of a watch


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