verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of clank
OTHER WORDS FROM clankclank·ing·ly, adverbclank·ing·ness, nounclankless, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for clank
He also has a propensity to use clanking words when he could have used simpler ones.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The decrepit BMD came to a stop with a gear-clanking jolt by the water, and within seconds the soldiers broke out the vodka.
The clanking of the keys grows fainter and fainter; the sound of footsteps dies away.
Heavy footsteps approach nearer; the clanking of the keys grows more distinct.
In the meanwhile, a mountain locomotive and a train of flat cars came clanking into the station where Weston waited.The Gold Trail|Harold Bindloss
For days and weeks and months they marched along, their chains clanking and their shoulders bending beneath the heavy weight.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon
It resounds with all the doubly loud noises of a half-empty place—with hammering and tacking, clanking buckets, the "Whoas!"Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions