What does clank mean?

Definitions for clankklæŋk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word clank.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash(verb)

    a loud resonant repeating noise

    "he could hear the clang of distant bells"

  2. clank(verb)

    make a clank

    "the train clanked through the village"


  1. clank(Noun)

    A loud, hard sound of metal hitting metal, especially such a repetitive sound.

  2. clank(Verb)

    To make a clanking sound

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clank(noun)

    a sharp, brief, ringing sound, made by a collision of metallic or other sonorous bodies; -- usually expressing a duller or less resounding sound than clang, and a deeper and stronger sound than clink

  2. Clank(verb)

    to cause to sound with a clank; as, the prisoners clank their chains

  3. Clank(verb)

    to sound with a clank

  4. Origin: [Akin to clink, and of imitative origin; cf. G. klang sound, D. klank. Cf. Clang.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Clank

    klangk, n. a sharp sound, less prolonged than a clang, such as is made by a chain.—v.t. or v.i. to make or cause a clank.—n. Clank′ing, the action of the verb clank.—adj. Clank′less, without clank. [Prob. formed under the influence of Clink and Clang.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clank in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clank in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Images & Illustrations of clank

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Translations for clank

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • kalauttaa, kalistaa, kalistella, kalahdus, kalina, kalahtaa, kalisuttaa, kalahdellaFinnish
  • бряцание, бряцать, звякать, лязг, лязгать, греметьRussian

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