ticktock


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tick·tock

 (tĭk′tŏk′)
n.
The ticking sound made by a clock.

[Imitative.]

ticktock

(ˈtɪkˌtɒk)
n
a ticking sound as made by a clock
vb
(intr) to make a ticking sound

tick•tock

(ˈtɪkˌtɒk)

n.
1. an alternating ticking sound, as that made by a clock.
v.i.
2. to emit or produce a ticking sound.
[1840–50; imitative]

ticktock


Past participle: ticktocked
Gerund: ticktocking

Imperative
ticktock
ticktock
Present
I ticktock
you ticktock
he/she/it ticktocks
we ticktock
you ticktock
they ticktock
Preterite
I ticktocked
you ticktocked
he/she/it ticktocked
we ticktocked
you ticktocked
they ticktocked
Present Continuous
I am ticktocking
you are ticktocking
he/she/it is ticktocking
we are ticktocking
you are ticktocking
they are ticktocking
Present Perfect
I have ticktocked
you have ticktocked
he/she/it has ticktocked
we have ticktocked
you have ticktocked
they have ticktocked
Past Continuous
I was ticktocking
you were ticktocking
he/she/it was ticktocking
we were ticktocking
you were ticktocking
they were ticktocking
Past Perfect
I had ticktocked
you had ticktocked
he/she/it had ticktocked
we had ticktocked
you had ticktocked
they had ticktocked
Future
I will ticktock
you will ticktock
he/she/it will ticktock
we will ticktock
you will ticktock
they will ticktock
Future Perfect
I will have ticktocked
you will have ticktocked
he/she/it will have ticktocked
we will have ticktocked
you will have ticktocked
they will have ticktocked
Future Continuous
I will be ticktocking
you will be ticktocking
he/she/it will be ticktocking
we will be ticktocking
you will be ticktocking
they will be ticktocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ticktocking
you have been ticktocking
he/she/it has been ticktocking
we have been ticktocking
you have been ticktocking
they have been ticktocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ticktocking
you will have been ticktocking
he/she/it will have been ticktocking
we will have been ticktocking
you will have been ticktocking
they will have been ticktocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ticktocking
you had been ticktocking
he/she/it had been ticktocking
we had been ticktocking
you had been ticktocking
they had been ticktocking
Conditional
I would ticktock
you would ticktock
he/she/it would ticktock
we would ticktock
you would ticktock
they would ticktock
Past Conditional
I would have ticktocked
you would have ticktocked
he/she/it would have ticktocked
we would have ticktocked
you would have ticktocked
they would have ticktocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ticktock - steady recurrent ticking sound as made by a clock
tick, ticking - a metallic tapping sound; "he counted the ticks of the clock"
Verb1.ticktock - make a sound like a clock or a timer; "the clocks were ticking"; "the grandfather clock beat midnight"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
Translations

ticktock

[ˈtɪkˌtɒk] ntic tac m inv
References in classic literature ?
They were both so silent that the ticktock of the Sacrifice of Iphigenia clock on the mantelpiece became quite rudely audible.
Instead the American politician has written about the fearsome ticktock of seconds, minutes and hours when our backs are against the wall, and there are obstacles to be faced
And was just starting before you kn- ticktock, tick-tock - and as this 25-year-old nt covers or whatbit invisible really.
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In that tower which had once been filled choc-a-bloc with the explosive devices of Joseph D'Costa's hatred, this phrase (accompanied by appropriate ticktock sound effects) plopped fully-formed into my thoughts: 'I am the bomb in Bombay .
Chris and Helen Pellant; Ticktock Entertainment/Media Ltd.
Noora Al Hammadi, 17, CEO of It's TickTock, and her teammates created custom-made clocks.
Peacefully at Birchdale Nursing Home, Felling on 4th March 2012, aged 88 years, Alice Constance (Connie, nee Dewhurst), beloved wife of the late John, much loved mother of Eileen, Ann and Linda, loving nana of Alison, Andrew, Gail, Christine, Angela and Jennifer and dearly loved great Nana Butch and Nana TickTock.
5) The Atlanta players nicknamed the race for the 1954 All-Star game Operation Ticktock.
So when the office worker sends a fax, the whine of the machine is simulated by the scrape of a bow on a violin, and when the driver flicks on his indicators, the instrumentalists use pizzicato and other techniques to produce an appropriate ticktock effect.
We are very excited about what Ubisoft is doing here," Facebook platform manager Gareth Davis said while taking part in a demonstration of TickTock at Ubisoft offices in downtown San Francisco.
Don't let the deafening ticktock of your biological time bomb drown out your good sense and rationality.