patter - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/ˈpætə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theypatter
he/she/itpatters
present participlepattering
past tensepattered
past participlepattered
  1. 1
    to make a series of short quiet sounds by falling onto or hitting a surface
    patter against/on etc:

    Rain pattered against the window.

  2. 2
    to walk or run somewhere, making a series of short quiet sounds with your feet
    patter over/along etc:

    Lily pattered over to the window.

     Synonyms and related words
     Synonyms and related words
     Synonyms and related words