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verb     clatter pronunciation in British English
/ˈklætə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyclatter
he/she/itclatters
present participleclattering
past tenseclattered
past participleclattered
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] if a hard object clatters, or if you clatter it, it makes several loud short noises as it hits against another hard object or surface
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to move somewhere making a series of loud short noises
    clatter down/around/up etc:

    He came clattering down the stairs.

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