- a rhythmic, swiftly paced succession of alternating clicks and clacks, as the sound produced by the wheels of a train moving over tracks.
Origin of clickety-clack
Also called click·e·ty-click [klik-i-tee-klik] /ˈklɪk ɪ tiˈklɪk/.
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I was plunged on the first day—not into “clickety-clack,” but “slippety-slip.”Life's Minor Collisions