Definition of clanking in English:

clanking

Pronunciation /ˈklaNGkiNG/ /ˈklæŋkɪŋ/

noun

  • Loud, sharp sounds, as of pieces of metal being struck together.

    ‘the clanking of machinery never stopped’
    • ‘the rattling of bones and the clanking of chains’

adjective

  • Making a loud, sharp sound or series of sounds.

    • ‘a clanking elevator’