pitter-patter definition

  • noun:
    • A rapid variety of light tapping noises.
    • A soft, percussive sound, at the time of small foot or rainfall on a rooftop.
    • an audio like this of alternating light beats. In addition, a pattering of words.
    • a number of rapid tapping sounds
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to create or move with a few light tapping appears: rain pitter-pattering on the top.
  • adverb:
    • With, or with all the sound of, alternating light beats.
    • at the time of footsteps
    • describing a rhythmic beating
  • others:
    • identical to pitapat; in addition noting a slighter and quicker beat, as of drops of liquid.
  • verb:
    • make light, fast and continued noises
    • rainfall gently

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