tictoc

[tik-tok]

noun, verb (used without object), tic·tocked, tic·tock·ing.


Nearby words

  1. ticktock,
  2. ticky-tacky,
  3. tico,
  4. ticonderoga,
  5. tictac,
  6. tidal,
  7. tidal air,
  8. tidal basin,
  9. tidal benchmark,
  10. tidal bore

ticktock

or tic·toc

[tik-tok]

noun

an alternating ticking sound, as that made by a clock.

verb (used without object)

to emit or produce a ticking sound, like that of a clock.

Origin of ticktock

First recorded in 1840–50; imitative

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British Dictionary definitions for tictoc

ticktock

noun

a ticking sound as made by a clock

verb

(intr) to make a ticking sound
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