What does rat-a-tat mean?

Definitions for rat-a-tat
ˌræt əˈtætrat-a-tat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rat-a-tat-tat, rat-a-tat, rat-tatnoun

    a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)


  1. rat-a-tat

    Rat-a-tat is an onomatopoeic phrase used to describe a series of sharp, rapid, and repetitive tapping or knocking sounds. It often references the noise made by a drum, a knock on the door, or gunfire.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rat-a-tat

    rat′-a-tat′, n. sound of repeated knocks, as of a drumstick.—Also Rat′-tat. [Imit.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rat-a-tat in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rat-a-tat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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