HyperDic: pitter-patter

English > 5 senses of the word pitter-patter:
NOUNeventpitter-pattera series of rapid tapping sounds
ADVERBallpitter-patter, pit-a-pat, pitty-patty, pitty-patas of footsteps
allpitter-patter, pit-a-pat, pitty-patty, pitty-patdescribing a rhythmic beating
VERBweatherpitter-patter, sprinkle, spit, spatter, patterrain gently
perceptionpitter-patter, pattermake light, rapid and repeated sounds
English > pitter-patter: 5 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA series of rapid tapping sounds.
Example"she missed the pitter-patter of little feet around the house"
Broaderpat, rap, tapThe sound made by a gentle blow
Spanishtamborileo
Catalantamborineig, trepigs
Verbspitter-pattermake light, rapid and repeated sounds
English > pitter-patter: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAs of footsteps.
Synonymspit-a-pat, pitty-patty, pitty-pat
Spanishgolpeteo, pisadas ligeras, trote ligero
English > pitter-patter: 5 senses > adverb 2
Meaningdescribing a rhythmic beating.
Synonymspit-a-pat, pitty-patty, pitty-pat
English > pitter-patter: 5 senses > verb 1, weather
Meaningrain gently.
PatternIt is ----ing
Synonymssprinkle, spit, spatter, patter
Broaderrain, rain downprecipitate as rain
Spanishchispear, escupir, lloviznar, rociar, salpicar
Catalanesquitxar, ploviscar, plovisquejar
English > pitter-patter: 5 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningmake light, rapid and repeated sounds.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonympatter
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishrepiquetear, tamborilear
Nounspitter-pattera series of rapid tapping sounds

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