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verb clatter pronunciation in British English /ˈklætə(r)/
Word Forms
present tense
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.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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