Definition of pitter in English:

pitter

noun

North American
  • A device which or person who removes the pits or stones from fruit.

verb

  • no object To make a rapid succession of light taps, or similar slight sounds; to run with quick, light-sounding steps.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Defiance (Ohio) Democrat. From pit + -er. In later use also partly from pit + -er<br>early 19th century; earliest use found in The Edinburgh Review. Either shortened from pitter-patter, or variant of patter.

Pronunciation

pitter

/ˈpɪtə/