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patter of tiny feet

Syllabification: pat·ter of ti·ny feet

Definition of patter of tiny feet in English:

noun

humorous
Used in reference to the presence or imminent birth of a child: I had long ago given up hope of ever hearing the patter of tiny feet
More example sentences
  • They will all be hearing the pitter-patter of tiny feet over the next few months.

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