Definition of Clitter

1. Verb. Make a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures. "Male insects such as crickets or grasshoppers stridulate"

Exact synonyms: Stridulate
Generic synonyms: Make Noise, Noise, Resound
Derivative terms: Stridulation



Definition of Clitter

1. Noun. Loose stones on hillsides deposited by weathering. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clitter

1. to make a shrill noise [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clitter

clitoridectomize
clitoridectomized
clitoridectomizing
clitoridectomy
clitorides
clitoriditis
clitoris
clitorises
clitorislike
clitorism
clitoritis
clitorodynia
clitoromegaly
clitoroplasty
clits
clitter (current term)
clittered
clitters
clitties
clitty
clival
cliver
clivers
clivia
clivias
clivis
clivities
clivity
clivus
clivus ocularis

Literary usage of Clitter

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1. The Savoy Opera and the Savoyards by Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1899)
"To the pretty pitter-pitter-patter, And the clitter- ... Glitter clitter—clatter, Fitter—pitter—patter— W^ will dance a cachucha, fandango, bolero. ..."

2. Wolf-hunting and Wild Sport in Lower Brittany by Edward William Lewis Davies (1875)
"Her perseverance was marvellous ; but, withal, in ten minutes she had scarcely advanced twenty yards, and the main stronghold of the clitter was yet a good ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"clitter-TO-CLATTER[ ... (I) can't conceive whatever they can have to talk about— there they are, clitter-clatter from Monday morning to Saturday night. 2. ..."

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