Definición de click-clack en inglés


(also clickety-clack)

Pronunciación /ˈklikˌklak/ /ˈklɪkˌklæk/


  • A repeated clicking sound.

    ‘presentations are accompanied by the click-clack of keyboards’
    • ‘She was quite photogenic and looked like a neighbor who, when she walked, would make a click-clack sound with the heel of her shoes.’
    • ‘‘Okay, girls,’ I heard the click-clack of Marissa's shoes as she walked steadily over to us, holding the plastic bags, which contained our tour outfits.’
    • ‘As the familiar click-clack of her shoes hit his ears, Alex looked up to his mother and shovelled a folded fried egg into his mouth.’
    • ‘She bolted out of the room, her heels making a click-clack on the wood floor.’
    • ‘Inside the Weisman Art Museum, the click-clack of high heels reverberates throughout the hushed gallery's hallways.’
    • ‘We can take the click-clack better than that squeak.’
    • ‘Relena tried not to look suspicious as she heard the click-clack of footsteps heading towards her, and hoped that whoever it was would walk past.’
    • ‘The click-clack Casio soundtrack sounds hollow and soulless, like Depeche Mode played through a Fisher Price boom box.’
    • ‘The third track, ‘Incidental Backloth,’ begins with a repetitive throb somewhere between the click-clack of a train and the tick-tick of a wristwatch.’
    • ‘The sound effects are well done with the click-clack of the cars hitting the ground after doing a jump, and the weapon sounds are very appropriate.’
    • ‘The steady thrum of air-conditioning followed by the click-clack of the overhead fans raged together in a unique symphony.’
    • ‘I heard the click-clack of boots and someone pushed me over.’
    • ‘It wasn't the ominous click-clack of the dark figure however.’
    • ‘We can all hear the click-clack of the keyboard.’
    • ‘But when Hayley Turner has donned her pointed stilettos beneath trademark blue jeans, the horses no longer have a monopoly of the click-clack.’
    • ‘The other kids settled into the ride as the steady click-clack of the wheels accelerated again.’
    • ‘I flicked it on and could hear the familiar click-clack of Dad typing on his computer.’
    • ‘As the arguments drone on, we become aware - it almost seems unintentional - of the sound of an abacus, click-clack, click-clack.’
    pitter-patter, tapping, pattering, drumming, drumbeat, clatter, beat, beating, tattoo, pounding, throb, pulsation, rat-a-tat, pit-a-pat, clack, click-clack, clacketing, thrum, thrumming


no object, with adverbial of direction
  • Move with a repeated clicking sound.

    ‘a woman in high heels click-clacked past’
    • ‘the train clickety-clacked along the tracks’
    pitter-patter, tap, drum, clatter, beat, pound, rattle, throb, pulsate, rat-a-tat, go pit-a-pat, pit-a-pat, clack, click-clack, thrum