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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ticktackverb

    system of signalling by hand signs used by bookmakers at racetracks

  2. tick, ticktock, ticktack, beatverb

    make a sound like a clock or a timer

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ticktacknoun

    A game at tables. Nathan Bailey

    Etymology: trictac, Fr.


  1. Ticktack

    Ticktack or Tick-Tack, is an historical English tables game for two players using a board similar to that used today for Backgammon and other tables games. Like its much more elaborate French counterpart, Trictrac, it has the unusual feature that there are several different ways in which it can be won, including Toots and Rovers.


  1. ticktack

    Ticktack is typically used to depict the rhythmic or consistent sound or motion of an object, often related to a clock or a repeating action. It's an onomatopoeic word, imitating the sound. However, its meaning can vary based on context. For example, in the context of a game, "ticktack" refers to an old English version of backgammon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ticktacknoun

    a noise like that made by a clock or a watch

  2. Ticktacknoun

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

  3. Ticktackadverb

    with a ticking noise, like that of a watch

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ticktack in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ticktack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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