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pit-run gravel | pita | pitahaya | pitahaya cactus | pitanga | pitapat | pitch | pitch accent | pitch apple | pitch black | pitch blackness


Noun, Verb (usu participle), Adverb


pitapatadv. [An onomatopoetic reduplication of pat a light, quick blow.].
     In a flutter; with palpitation or quick succession of beats.  [1913 Webster]
     A light, repeated sound; a pattering, as of the rain.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]



arrhythmia, barrage, beat, beating, bump, chink, click, clink, clop, clump, clunk, crump, dance, didder, disquiet, disquietude, dithers, drum, drum music, drumbeat, drumfire, drumming, dull thud, fidgetiness, fidgets, flap, flick, flicker, flit, flitter, flop, flump, flutter, heartbeat, heartthrob, heaving, inquietude, pad, palpitant, palpitation, panting, paradiddle, pat, patter, pitter-patter, plump, plunk, pop, pound, pounding, pulsatile, pulsating, pulsation, pulsative, pulsatory, pulse, pulsing, quaking, quaver, quavering, quiver, quivering, rap, rat-a-tat, rat-tat, rat-tat-tat, rataplan, rattattoo, restlessness, rhythm, rhythmic, roll, rub-a-dub, ruff, ruffle, shake, shakes, shaking, shiver, shivers, shudder, spatter, splutter, sputter, staccato, tap, tat-tat, tattoo, tempo, throb, throbbing, thrum, thud, thump, thumping, tick, tinkle, tom-tom, tremble, trembling, tremor, trepidation, trepidity, tunk, twitter, unrest, waver




N roll, drumming, berloque, bombination, rumbling, tattoo, drumroll, dingdong, tantara, rataplan, whirr, ratatat, ratatat-tat, rubadub, pitapat, quaver, clutter, charivari, racket, cuckoo, repetition, peal of bells, devil's tattoo, reverberation, clickety-clack, hum, purr, hummingbird, cat, kitten (animal sounds), rolling, monotonous, like a bee in a bottle.

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