pitter-patter

Definitions of pitter-patter
  1. noun
    a series of rapid tapping sounds
    “she missed the pitter-patter of little feet around the house”
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    type of:
    pat, rap, tap
    the sound made by a gentle blow
  2. adverb
    as of footsteps
  3. adverb
    describing a rhythmic beating
  4. verb
    rain gently
    synonyms: patter, spatter, spit, sprinkle
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    type of:
    rain, rain down
    precipitate as rain
  5. verb
    make light, rapid and repeated sounds
    synonyms: patter
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    type of:
    go, sound
    make a certain noise or sound
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