Definition of clacket in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈklakɪt/

verb (clackets, clacketing, clacketed)

[no object]
Make a series of sharp sounds as a result of a hard object striking another: (as noun clacketing) the tranquil clacketing of the train
More example sentences
  • She could hear only the clacketing of the typewriter or the scrape of a pen across a yellow page.
  • As I sit here, clacketing away at the keyboard I'm looking at possible songs to plop up here on the server.
  • There's an ice cream plant and softly clacketing, passing trains.


Late 16th century: from French claquet, from claquer 'to clack'.

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