Definition of clatter:
- A rattling noise, esp. that made by the collision of hard bodies; also, any loud, abrupt sound; a repetition of abrupt sounds.
- Commotion; disturbance.
- Rapid, noisy talk; babble; chatter.
- To make a rattling noise with.
- To make a rattling sound by striking hard bodies together; to make a succession of abrupt, rattling sounds.
- To talk fast and noisily; to rattle with the tongue.
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- rumble (part of speech: verb)
- rumbling (part of speech: adjective)
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