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clank

clank

pronunciation:
klaengk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a short sound, as of metal being struck, that does not ring.
The iron bar fell with a clank.
synonyms:
chink
similar words:
clang, clink, rattle
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: clanked, clanking, clanks
definition 1: to make a clanking sound.
The gate clanked when it shut.
synonyms:
jangle
similar words:
chink, clang, clatter, rattle
definition 2: to move with a clanking sound.
Soldiers in armor clanked across the bridge.
similar words:
clatter
definition 3: to cause to make a sharp or clanking sound.
The prisoners clanked their leg irons and demanded food.
synonyms:
jangle
similar words:
chink, clang, clash, clatter, rattle
derivation: clankingly (adv.)