clickety-click


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Noun1.clickety-click - a fast and rhythmic click-clack; "the clickety-clack of the typewriters"
click-clack - a succession of clicks
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The exciting clickety-click, as it grew louder and louder, seemed to be beating upon his soul.
IT'S clickety-click, to use the bingo callers' phrase, as the new September car registrations hit the road in a flurry of sales.
Whether it's the almost silent buzz of electricity powering a Scalextric system to the gentle clickety-click of a model railway, there are lots of attractions that will make your ears prick up.
While in Shanghai, there's a rhythm to sip-slurp-sip of soup being downed, the clickety-click of chopsticks, and the bom-bom-bop of cups and bowls thrown down on tables.
The buzz of electric shavers, interspersed with the clickety-click of comb against scissor, reverberated round the little wooden-panelled room, bedecked with adverts for Durex and Old Spice.
So much of our time will be spent on tenterhooks, dreading the moment Noor gets into the kitchen knife draw, or plays clickety-click with the switches - shorting the whole house in the process.
The clickety-click of an assortment of heels on the ancient streets can be heard even from within the warmth of the cafE[umlaut].
It's that background rhythm to my life, the counterpoint to the clickety-click of fingers on keyboards, soft discussions about an interesting case, ringing phones, beeps, and overhead pages.
I was mesmerised by the clickety-click as the carriage passed over the rails," he laughs.
Mom sits at Great-grandma's oak table, wielding the potato peeler with a clickety-click rhythm.
And with big money night every Thursday, punters have the chance to clickety-click with more than pounds 3,000 of total prize money paid out across the evening - and there's a jackpot prize of pounds 1,000 on offer every afternoon and evening.