Definition of Pattering

1. Verb. (present participle of patter) ¹



2. Noun. Groupings of frequent irregularly repeated sounds of moderate magnitude and lower-than-average pitch. ¹

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Definition of Pattering

1. patter [v] - See also: patter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pattering

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pattering (current term)
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Literary usage of Pattering

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1. The Civil War in Song and Story, 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1889)
"The old man grew quiet, and only one trembling voice wrestled with the pattering of the rain and the moaning of the trees ..."

2. Travels in the Air by Camille Flammarion, Wilfrid Fonvielle, Gaston Tissandier (1871)
"At three miles high we were still in fog, and on passing just below three miles, rain fell pattering on the balloon. This was one mile higher than we ..."

3. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign by James Wood (1893)
"The water-Шу, in the midst of waters, opens its leaves and expands its petals at the first pattering of showers, and rejoices in the raindrops with a ..."

4. Dictionary of Anecdote, Incident, Illustrative Fact: Selected and Arranged by Walter Baxendale (1888)
"... with eager pattering feet and little arms opened to her arms, the little thing ran back and away, and stopped not until she was clasped in her mother's ..."

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