pitapat

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pit·a·pat

 (pĭt′ə-păt′)
intr.v. pit·a·pat·ted, pit·a·pat·ting, pit·a·pats
1. To move with a series of quick tapping steps.
2. To make a repeated tapping sound.
n.
A series of quick steps, taps, or beats.
adv.
With a rapid tapping sound.

[Imitative.]

pitapat

(ˌpɪtəˈpæt)
adv
with quick light taps or beats
vb, -pats, -patting or -patted
(intr) to make quick light taps or beats
n
such taps or beats

pit•a•pat

(ˈpɪt əˌpæt)

adv., n., v. -pat•ted, -pat•ting. adv.
1. with a quick succession of beats or taps.
n.
2. the movement or the sound of something going pitapat.
v.i.
3. to go pitapat.
[1515–25; imitative gradational compound]

pitapat


Past participle: pitapatted
Gerund: pitapatting

Imperative
pitapat
pitapat
Present
I pitapat
you pitapat
he/she/it pitapats
we pitapat
you pitapat
they pitapat
Preterite
I pitapatted
you pitapatted
he/she/it pitapatted
we pitapatted
you pitapatted
they pitapatted
Present Continuous
I am pitapatting
you are pitapatting
he/she/it is pitapatting
we are pitapatting
you are pitapatting
they are pitapatting
Present Perfect
I have pitapatted
you have pitapatted
he/she/it has pitapatted
we have pitapatted
you have pitapatted
they have pitapatted
Past Continuous
I was pitapatting
you were pitapatting
he/she/it was pitapatting
we were pitapatting
you were pitapatting
they were pitapatting
Past Perfect
I had pitapatted
you had pitapatted
he/she/it had pitapatted
we had pitapatted
you had pitapatted
they had pitapatted
Future
I will pitapat
you will pitapat
he/she/it will pitapat
we will pitapat
you will pitapat
they will pitapat
Future Perfect
I will have pitapatted
you will have pitapatted
he/she/it will have pitapatted
we will have pitapatted
you will have pitapatted
they will have pitapatted
Future Continuous
I will be pitapatting
you will be pitapatting
he/she/it will be pitapatting
we will be pitapatting
you will be pitapatting
they will be pitapatting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pitapatting
you have been pitapatting
he/she/it has been pitapatting
we have been pitapatting
you have been pitapatting
they have been pitapatting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pitapatting
you will have been pitapatting
he/she/it will have been pitapatting
we will have been pitapatting
you will have been pitapatting
they will have been pitapatting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pitapatting
you had been pitapatting
he/she/it had been pitapatting
we had been pitapatting
you had been pitapatting
they had been pitapatting
Conditional
I would pitapat
you would pitapat
he/she/it would pitapat
we would pitapat
you would pitapat
they would pitapat
Past Conditional
I would have pitapatted
you would have pitapatted
he/she/it would have pitapatted
we would have pitapatted
you would have pitapatted
they would have pitapatted
Translations

pitapat

[ˈpɪtəˈpæt] ADV to go pitapat [feet, rain] → golpetear
my heart went pitapatel corazón me latía con fuerza

pitapat

[ˌpɪtəˈpæt] adv
to go pitapat [heart] → battre la chamade; [rain] → tambourinerpit bull terrier npit-bull m

pitapat

adv (of heart)poch poch, klopf klopf; (of feet)tapp tapp; to go pitapat (heart) → pochen, klopfen
n (of rain, heart)Klopfen nt; (of feet)Getrappel nt, → Getrippel nt

pitapat

[ˈpɪtəˈpæt] adv to go pitapat (heart) → palpitare; (rain) → picchiettare