rat-tat


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rat-tat

(ˈrætˌtæt)
n
a variant of rat-a-tat-tat
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Noun1.rat-tat - a series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)
tapping - the sound of light blow or knock; "he heard the tapping of the man's cane"
References in classic literature ?
He brought the clenched fist of his free hand down in two blows, rat-tat, on Michael's paws.
His words were interrupted by a sharp rat-tat from the direction of the inner door.
On this our guide knocked with a peculiar postman-like rat-tat.
It spoke volumes for character and gutsy personality, not least for his positive approach to what was surely a last chance, and he has given his side a lifeline to square the series that looked impossible after the rat-tat wickets of Pietersen and Flintoff.
One of you is the 'rat-tat' dropper and everyone else must sit with their backs to them so that they can hear, but not see the rat-tats being dropped.