clatteringly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

clattering +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

clatteringly (comparative more clatteringly, superlative most clatteringly)

  1. With a clattering sound.
    • 1930, Norman Lindsay, Redheap, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1965, page 135:
      Grandpa Piper replaced the vase clatteringly back upon the mantleshelf.