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Definitions for clapper
ˈklæp ərclap·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clapper, applaudernoun

    someone who applauds

  2. tongue, lingua, glossa, clappernoun

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

  3. clapper, tonguenoun

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


  1. clappernoun

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

  2. clappernoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clappernoun

    a person who claps

    Etymology: [F. clapier.]

  2. Clappernoun

    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

    Etymology: [F. clapier.]

  3. Clappernoun

    a rabbit burrow

    Etymology: [F. clapier.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. clapper

    A name for the valve of a pump-box. Also, a plank or foot-bridge across a running stream; also, the clapper of a bell.

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  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. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Life is a cinema industry of incriminating evidence of higher powers, constant rebirths of reincarnation are endless movie takes. In front of lies or hypocrisy, a numbering clapper announces the scene of a comic sketch of self-deception.

  2. General Flynn:

    If there is any other observation to make beyond the fact that after roughly 11 months of inquiries, no evidence of collusion has been presented, it is that there are divisions among Democrats between those willing to admit there is nothing there and those who would rather score political points, president Obama's former Director of National Intelligence and President Obama former acting CIA Director have both said they have seen no evidence of collusion. James Clapper repeated James Clapper assertion today.

  3. President Donald J. Trump:

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

  4. 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.

  5. James Clapper:

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

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