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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klak]
    • /klæk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klak]
    • /klæk/

Definitions of clacked word

  • verb without object clacked to make a quick, sharp sound, or a succession of such sounds, as by striking or cracking: The loom clacked busily under her expert hands. 1
  • verb without object clacked to talk rapidly and continually or with sharpness and abruptness; chatter. 1
  • verb without object clacked to cluck or cackle. 1
  • verb with object clacked to utter by clacking. 1
  • verb with object clacked to cause to clack: He clacked the cup against the saucer. 1
  • noun clacked a clacking sound. 1

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Origin of clacked

First appearance:

before 1200
One of the 9% oldest English words
1200-50; Middle English clacken; imitative

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Parts of speech for Clacked


clacked popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for clacked

noun clacked

  • ticked — angry; miffed.
  • snapped — to make a sudden, sharp, distinct sound; crack, as a whip; crackle.

verb clacked

  • clapped — to strike the palms of (one's hands) against one another resoundingly, and usually repeatedly, especially to express approval: She clapped her hands in appreciation.
  • rapped — to carry off; transport.
  • clattered — to make a loud, rattling sound, as that produced by hard objects striking rapidly one against the other: The shutters clattered in the wind.
  • babbled — Simple past tense and past participle of babble.
  • blabbed — to reveal indiscreetly and thoughtlessly: They blabbed my confidences to everyone.

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