Definition of Clickety-click
1. Noun. A fast and rhythmic click-clack. "The clickety-clack of the typewriters"
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Literary usage of Clickety-click
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ann Arbor Tales by Karl Edwin Harriman (1902)
"... on the glass-topped table began to click. Little Green, standing at the counter, counted the clicks. Clickety—click—click—clickety—click—clickety. ..."
2. The Story of a Mother-love by Annette Fitch Brewer (1913)
"Usually when your number rings 3 long—2 short—clickety, click, clickety, click, down goes the other receivers on the line and you take the message as ..."
3. Elocution and Action by Frank Townsend Southwick (1903)
"... was heard but the short, quick panting of the men, the burr of the cogs, and the clickety-click, clickety-click of the wheels over the fish-plates. ..."
4. Maple Leaves: A Budget of Legendary, Historical, Critical, and Sporting by James MacPherson Le Moine (1889)
"clickety-click, our snowshoes say, And over the hills and far away We leave dull care for another day, And quickly and joyously take our way. ..."