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patter1

pat·ter1

patter1

 
pronunciation:
pae tr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: pattered, pattering, patters
definition 1: to make a series of quick, light, tapping sounds.
similar words:
tap
definition 2: to walk or run lightly and quickly.
The child pattered down the hall.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to patter.
similar words:
tap
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or sound of pattering.
similar words:
tap
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