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pitter-patter

pit·ter-pat·ter

pitter-patter

pronunciation:
pI tr pae tr
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, adverb
part of speech: noun
definition: a succession of soft rapid tapping sounds.
the pitter-patter of rain on the roof
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: pitter-pattered, pitter-pattering, pitter-patters
definition: to make soft rapid tapping sounds.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: with a series of soft rapid tapping sounds.