pitapat definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to maneuver with some fast tapping measures.
    • to help make a repeated tapping sound.
  • noun:
    • a number of fast tips, taps, or beats.
    • alternate spelling of pit-a-pat.
    • A light, repeated noise; a pattering, since the rain.
    • A light fast step; a succession of light music or taps.
  • adverb:
    • With an instant tapping sound.
    • alternate spelling of pit-a-pat.
    • In a flutter; with palpitation or fast succession of beats.
    • describing a rhythmic beating
    • as of footsteps
  • verb:
    • Alternative spelling of pit-a-pat.
  • others:
    • With a fast succession of beats; in a flutter; with palpitation.
    • Fluttering.
    • To move or tread quickly.

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