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Definitions and Synonyms of ticktack | Another word for ticktack | What is ticktack?

Definition 1: system of signalling by hand signs used by bookmakers at racetracks - [noun denoting communication]

(ticktack is a kind of ...) any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

"signals from the boat suddenly stopped"

(ticktack belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 2: make a sound like a clock or a timer - [verb of perception]

Samples where ticktack or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the clocks were ticking
  • the grandfather clock beat midnight

Synonyms for ticktack in the sense of this definition

(ticktack is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

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

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