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1 Move with a clatter:‘the pickup blattered down the road’rattle, clank, clink, clunk, clang, bangView synonyms
- 1.1 Strike repeatedly and noisily:‘I blattered away at the old typewriter’
- 1.1 Strike repeatedly and noisily:
Early 18th century: originally Scots, of imitative origin.
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