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tictoc

[tik-tok]
noun, verb (used without object), tic·tocked, tic·tock·ing.
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ticktock

or tic·toc

[tik-tok]
noun
  1. an alternating ticking sound, as that made by a clock.
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verb (used without object)
  1. to emit or produce a ticking sound, like that of a clock.
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Origin of ticktock

First recorded in 1840–50; imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for tictoc

ticktock

noun
  1. a ticking sound as made by a clock
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verb
  1. (intr) to make a ticking sound
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