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click

click

 
pronunciation:
klIk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a slight, sharp sound.
I heard the click of the light switch.
similar words:
clap, crack, pop, snap, tap, tick
definition 2: a sound that is made in some African languages by breathing in and clicking the tongue.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: clicked, clicking, clicks
definition 1: to make a slight, sharp sound.
The door clicked shut behind him.
similar words:
clap, crack, pop, snap, tick
definition 2: (informal) to fit together well in friendship; agree.
We clicked as soon as we met and were friends for many years.
synonyms:
get along
similar words:
agree, fit, mesh
definition 3: to cause to make a clicking noise.
She clicked her heels together and made a wish.
similar words:
crack, snap
derivation: clicker (n.)
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