clack-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: make a rattling sound

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[theme] CLACK NP2[location] NP1[agent] CLACK NP2[theme] (PP[location])

Myron's footsteps clacked and reverberated in the still room.
Her shoes clacked on deep gray tile.
The branches clacked together in the wind like the bones of the dead.
She clacked her castanets.
The Ghost laughed and clacked the keys.

VerbNet: sound_emission-43.2
FrameNet: Motion_noise
PropBank: clack.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: make a clucking sound, like a hen

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] CLACK (NP2[recipient])

The Yuzzem gibbered and clacked at him, but finally moved away.
A cage, in which a startled hen clacked, dangled from his hand.
The motherly hen clacked round with her vagrant brood.
Occasionally a marsh-hen clacked overhead.
The guinea-hens were clacking.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Make_noise
PropBank: clack.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: prattle on rapidly and incessantly

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] CLACK NP1[agent[animate]] CLACK NP2[topic] NP1[agent[animate]] CLACK NP2[theme] (PP[topic])

Tongues are already clacking, and they're not being real flattering to you.
The many what-if scenarios have set Wall Street tongues clacking about the Peacock and GE's future.
I gazed at the fine ladies clacking away with such wild, joyous abandon.
Are the ladies clacking about your trolls or their trolls?
I just get these doe-eyed old ladies clacking about how hard my life must have been.
The press gallery members have been clacking their tongues over this "scandal".

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Make_noise
PropBank: clack.03
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3