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Definition 1: a series of rapid tapping sounds - [noun denoting event]

Samples where pitter-patter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she missed the pitter-patter of little feet around the house

(pitter-patter is a kind of ...) the sound made by a gentle blow

Definition 2: make light, rapid and repeated sounds - [verb of perception]

Samples where pitter-patter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gently pattering rain

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(pitter-patter is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

Definition 3: rain gently - [verb of weather]

Samples where pitter-patter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • It has only sprinkled, but the roads are slick

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(pitter-patter is a kind of ...) precipitate as rain

"If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"

Definition 4: describing a rhythmic beating - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where pitter-patter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his heart went pit-a-pat

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Definition 5: as of footsteps - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where pitter-patter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he came running pit-a-pat down the hall

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