Definition of 'pitter-patter'
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It was raining steadily by then and during his pauses I could hear the pitter-patter upon thousands of leaves.THE DEVIL'S OWN WORK (2002) BEHINDLINGS (2002)
Then the baize door at the back of the hall banged the wall; in a rush of pitter-patter steps, Sweetie appeared in the dining room doorway.ALL ABOUT LOVE (2002)
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