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The Definition of - Clack (noun)

    verb (used without object)
    to make a quick, sharp sound, or a succession of such sounds, as by striking or cracking:
    The loom clacked busily under her expert hands.
    to talk rapidly and continually or with sharpness and abruptness; chatter.
    to cluck or cackle.
    verb (used with object)
    to utter by clacking.
    to cause to clack:
    He clacked the cup against the saucer.
    a clacking sound.
    something that clacks, as a rattle.
    rapid, continual talk; chatter.

Word Example of - Clack

    Example Sentences for clack

    The sound carried his thoughts back so far that for a few moments he ceased to hear the clack of the spoon.

    The div-i-dend on Steelwhirrwhirrclack, clack, clackone per cent.

    In the clap and clack of the horses' hoofs, the affectation passed unnoticed.

    What a buzz and clack and chatter there was in the room to be sure!

    Now Clack's got the ball, and a clear field ahead for a run!

    Only yesterday he had not heard of our existence, and then—clack!

    This rock has some resemblance to that of Clack Island above-mentioned.

    "We were driven away by the clack of Lady Julia's tongue," said the elder.

    She did not venture to look around, but above the clack of the machine she could hear an occasional remark.

    That's why we heard neither click nor clack of him all this time.

Word Origin & History of - Clack

    Word Origin & History

    clack mid-13c., from O.N. klaka "to chatter," of echoic origin.