or klick, klik
Origin of click2
Examples from the Web for klick
Historical Examples of klick
Snapper and Klick are continually worrying me to have Baby taken.
This is the Klick and Fox Talbot method, and is very commonly in use at present.The Art of Illustration
The second in command of the Zeppelin was an unter-leutnant of the name of Klick.
"A wireless has just been received, sir," replied Klick, saluting his superior.
The message was from Unter-leutnant Klick, announcing that the airship was immediately over the large town of Barborough.
- the locking member of a ratchet mechanism, such as a pawl or detent
- the movement of such a mechanism between successive locking positions
Word Origin for click
1580s, of imitative origin (cf. Dutch and East Frisian klikken "to click; Old French clique "tick of a clock"). The figurative sense, in reference usually to persons, "hit it off at once, become friendly upon meeting" is from 1915, perhaps based on the sound of a key in a lock. Related: Clicked; clicking.
1610s, from click (v.). Click-beetle attested from 1830.