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English definition of “the patter(ing) of tiny feet”

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the patter(ing) of tiny feet

humorous
something you say that means that someone is going to have a baby: Are you telling me we're going to be hearing the patter of tiny feet?
Translations of “the patter(ing) of tiny feet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 小寶寶的腳步聲(指即將有孩子)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小宝宝的脚步声(指即将有孩子)…
(Definition of the patter(ing) of tiny feet from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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