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click

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[ klik ]
/ klɪk /
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noun

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

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Origin of click

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First recorded in 1575–85; perhaps imitative, but perhaps from Dutch klikk (noun), klikken (verb)

OTHER WORDS FROM click

clickless, adjective

Definition for click (2 of 2)

click2

or klick, klik

[ klik ]
/ klɪk /

noun Slang.

a kilometer.

Origin of click

2
1970–75 or earlier; probably special use of click1, but sense development unclear
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British Dictionary definitions for click

click
/ (klɪk) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of click

clicker, noun

Word Origin for click

C17: of imitative origin
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Medical definitions for click

click
[ klĭk ]

n.

A slight sharp sound, such as that heard from the heart during systole.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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