a succession of alternating clinks and clanks: the clinkety-clank of armored vehicles on the rough road.
The sound of a chips bag opening? How do you describe it and what is the word for describing such sounds?A few years ago Frito-Lay introduced a bag for their snack chips that was made from plants, not plastic, and could decompose in compost. It seemed like a good idea – a company putting their environmental foot forward through sustainable packaging – however, the “rip” heard upon opening the bag of chips registered at about eighty-five decibels – equal to the volume level of city traffic. …
Origin of clinkety-clank
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