pitter-patter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pitter-patternoun [S]

uk   /ˈpɪt.əˌpæt.ər/  us   /ˈpɪt̬.ɚˌpæt̬.ɚ/
a ​series of ​quick, ​lightknockingsounds: I ​heard the pitter-patter of ​tinyfeet (= the ​noise of ​childrenrunning).
verb [I + adv/prep] uk   us  
The ​rain pitter-pattered on the ​roof.
adverb uk   us  
(Definition of pitter-patter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pitter-patter”
in Spanish repiqueteo, golpeteo, tamborileo…
in Vietnamese tiếng lộp độp…
in Malaysian bunyi detas…
in Thai เสียงเคาะเบา ๆ…
in French crépitement…
in German das Prasseln…
in Chinese (Simplified) 噼噼啪啪声, 哒哒声, 噼啪声…
in Indonesian suara ketuk-ketuk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 劈劈啪啪聲, 噠噠聲, 劈啪聲…
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