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clatterverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈklæt.ər/ us /ˈklæt̬.ɚ/

to make continuous loud noises by hitting hard objects against each other, or to cause objects to do this:

Don't clatter the dishes - you'll wake the baby up.
He was clattering away at his keyboard.
noun [ S ] uk us

the clatter of dishes in the kitchen

(Definition of “clatter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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clatterverb [ I/T ]

us /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.
noun [ U ] us /ˈklæt̬·ər/

She could hear the clatter of horseshooves trotting down the road.

(Definition of “clatter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)