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English definition of “clatter”

clatter

verb [I/T]    /ˈklæt̬·ər/
to make loud noises, or to hit hard objects against each other: [T] Don’t clatter the pots and pans – you’ll wake the baby up. clatter    /ˈklæt̬·ər/ noun [U] She could hear the clatter of horseshooves trotting down the road.
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