What does clapper mean?

Definitions for clapper
ˈklæp ərclap·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clapper, applauder(noun)

    someone who applauds

  2. tongue, lingua, glossa, clapper(noun)

    a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

  3. clapper, tongue(noun)

    metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side


  1. clapper(Noun)

    An object so suspended inside a bell that it may hit the bell and cause it to ring.

  2. clapper(Noun)

    A wooden mechanical device used as a scarecrow; bird-scaring rattle, a wind-rattle or a wind-clapper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clapper(noun)

    a person who claps

  2. Clapper(noun)

    that which strikes or claps, as the tongue of a bell, or the piece of wood that strikes a mill hopper, etc. See Illust. of Bell

  3. Clapper(noun)

    a rabbit burrow

  4. Origin: [F. clapier.]

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How to say clapper in sign language?

  1. clapper


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clapper in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clapper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of clapper in a Sentence

  1. James Clapper:

    I was told by senior officials to keep [Clapper] out of it.

  2. Rusty Giuliani:

    James Clapper won't see daylight between me and the President.

  3. President Donald J. Trump:

    James Comey, John Brennan, James Clapper, we're draining the swamp, folks.

  4. Rand Paul:

    Snowden and Clapper should be in the same cell, talking about liberty and security.

  5. Designer Rustam Nugmanov:

    When we were choosing an instrument which is typically Russian and which reflects Russian cultural values, we had a choice of three : a treshchotka( clapper), a shaker and a lozhka.

Images & Illustrations of clapper

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