pitter-patter Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Definition of “pitter-patter” - English Dictionary

"pitter-patter" in British English

See all translations

pitter-patternoun [S]

uk   /ˈpɪt.əˌpæt.ər/  us   /ˈpɪt̬.ɚˌpæt̬.ɚ/
pitter-patter
verb [I + adv/prep] uk   us  
The ​rain pitter-pattered on the ​roof.
pitter-patter
adverb uk   us  
(Definition of pitter-patter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners 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…
What is the pronunciation of pitter-patter?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More