Meaning of “clatter” - Learner’s Dictionary

clatter

verb uk us /ˈklætər/

[ I ] If something clatters, it makes a lot of noise when it hits something hard.

clatter about/around/down, etc

to move somewhere in a very noisy way:

I could hear Sue clattering about upstairs.
clatter noun [ no plural ]

He dropped his spoon with a clatter.

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