Definition of clacket in English:

clacket

verb

[NO OBJECT]
  • Make a series of sharp sounds as a result of a hard object striking another.

    ‘the tranquil clacketing of the train’
    • ‘It's a place where you'd expect to bump into the next up and coming writer, clacketing away on his laptop, or a photographer snapping pictures of a model on a location shoot.’
    • ‘There's an ice cream plant and softly clacketing, passing trains.’
    • ‘She could hear only the clacketing of the typewriter or the scrape of a pen across a yellow page.’
    • ‘As I sit here, clacketing away at the keyboard I'm looking at possible songs to plop up here on the server.’
    • ‘I could see, hear, feel, and even smell that engine clacketing down the track pulling the train around each curve!’
    beat, rhythm, patter, tap, chatter, pounding, thump, thumping, thud, thudding, rattle, rattling, pitter-patter, rat-a-tat, pit-a-pat, thrum, tattoo, vibration, throb, throbbing, pulsation
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Origin

Late 16th century: from French claquet, from claquer ‘to clack’.

Pronunciation

clacket

/ˈklakɪt/