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English definition of “like the clappers”

like the clappers

UK old-fashioned informal
extremely fast: You'll have to run like the clappers if you want to catch your train.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of like the clappers from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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