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NOUN (1)

1. a rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement);
- Example: "the shutters clattered against the house"
- Example: "the clatter of iron wheels on cobblestones"


VERB (1)

1. make a rattling sound;
- Example: "clattering dishes"
[syn: clatter, clack, brattle]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clatter \Clat"ter\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Clattered; p. pr. & vb. n. Clattering.] [AS. cla?rung a rattle, akin to D. klateren to rattle. Cf. Clack.] 1. To make a rattling sound by striking hard bodies together; to make a succession of abrupt, rattling sounds. [1913 Webster] Clattering loud with iron clank. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster] 2. To talk fast and noisily; to rattle with the tongue. [1913 Webster] I see thou dost but clatter. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clatter \Clat"ter\, v. t. To make a rattling noise with. [1913 Webster] You clatter still your brazen kettle. --Swift. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clatter \Clat"ter\, n. 1. A rattling noise, esp. that made by the collision of hard bodies; also, any loud, abrupt sound; a repetition of abrupt sounds. [1913 Webster] The goose let fall a golden egg With cackle and with clatter. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. Commotion; disturbance. "Those mighty feats which made such a clatter in story." --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 3. Rapid, noisy talk; babble; chatter. "Hold still thy clatter." --Towneley Myst. (15 th Cent. ). [1913 Webster] Throw by your clatter And handle the matter. --B. Jonson [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

clatter n 1: a rattling noise (often produced by rapid movement); "the shutters clattered against the house"; "the clatter of iron wheels on cobblestones" v 1: make a rattling sound; "clattering dishes" [syn: clatter, clack, brattle]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

126 Moby Thesaurus words for "clatter": Bedlam let loose, babble, babblement, bavardage, bedlam, bibble-babble, bicker, blab, blabber, blah-blah, blast, blather, blether, blethers, bobbery, brattle, brawl, brouhaha, cackle, caquet, caqueterie, charivari, chat, chatter, chirm, chitter-chatter, clack, clacket, clamor, clangor, clap, clatter about, clitter, clitterclatter, clunter, commotion, din, discord, dither, donnybrook, drunken brawl, dustup, flap, fracas, free-for-all, gab, gabble, gas, gibber, gibble-gabble, go on, gossip, guff, gush, hassle, haver, hell broke loose, hot air, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, hurly-burly, idle talk, jabber, jangle, jaw, loud noise, mere talk, natter, noise, noise and shouting, nonsense talk, outcry, palaver, pandemonium, patter, pother, pour forth, prate, prating, prattle, prittle-prattle, racket, ramble on, rattle, rattle around, rattle on, rattletybang, rattling, reel off, retail gossip, rhubarb, roar, row, ruckle, ruckus, ruction, rumble, rumpus, run on, shatter, shindy, shivaree, spout, spout off, talk, talk away, talk nonsense, talk on, talkee-talkee, tattle, tell idle tales, thunder, thunderclap, tintamarre, tittle-tattle, to-do, tumult, turmoil, twaddle, twattle, uproar, waffle, yak, yakkety-yak