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[klik-er] /ˈklɪk ər/
someone or something that clicks.
remote control (def 2). Unabridged
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  • Her husband was a "clicker" from Stafford; he had been dead eight years.

    London's Underworld Thomas Holmes
  • His place and function are now, for the most part, occupied by the cutter and the clicker, the riveter and the machine-girl.

    Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers William Edward Winks
  • You may sit in a bedizened bar-room furnished with telephone and clicker, and in half an hour be in the woods.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • It was one of clicker's manufacture, and Sir Marmaduke knew he could trust the maker and the weapon.

    Burlesques William Makepeace Thackeray
  • At first his discourse was tender and persuasive, but his voice was drowned in the clicker of cups and saucers.

    Curiosities of Olden Times

    S. Baring-Gould
British Dictionary definitions for clicker


a person or thing that clicks
(informal) a foreman in a shoe factory or printing works
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for clicker



The remote-control device of a piece of electronics (1980s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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