clanky

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

clank +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

clanky (comparative clankier, superlative clankiest)

  1. Making a clanking metallic sound.
    My father's first car was a clanky old Volkswagen Beetle.
  2. Providing audible indication of imminent mechanical failure. (Can we add an example for this sense?)