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Synonyms for pitter-patter

a series of rapid tapping sounds

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rain gently

make light, rapid and repeated sounds


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as of footsteps

describing a rhythmic beating

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Portia's now desperate to hear the pitter-patter of little feet.
Earlier, Brendon McCullum sizzled with an enterprising half century after the Indian Premier League arrived in the country to the pitter-patter of rain, powering Chennai Super Kings to a daunting 148 for three.
Kim Kardashian and rapper lover Kanye West rang in the New Year by revealing they were expecting the pitter-patter of tiny feet.
Punters always use current and course form as the foundation for their weekly studies, but perhaps they should also keep an eye out for players who are full of new-found zest after wedding bells or the pitter-patter of tiny feet.
We look beyond the couple's public image and find how a year as newlyweds has affected their relationship, what Kate's found the hardest about becoming a Duchess and when we're likely to hear the pitter-patter of little feet.
And if you hear the pitter-patter of tiny feet some night, don't worry.
The pitter-patter of little cleats is moving westward from a property long recognized for leisure and sporting activities.
A FATHER-of-three has brought the pitter-patter of tiny feet to a newly rejuvenated high street in County Durham.
On rainy days, I hid out amongst the musty hay bales that offered a wonderful coziness while listening for hours to the pitter-patter of big drops on the rusty tin roof.
Now, before you hear the pitter-patter of reindeer hooves on your roof, you better bust out that zero-balance plastic and do some shoppin'
With his voice distorted, distant and devoured in a dissident mix of ghostly guitar squalls, pitter-patter percussion and gurgling synth chords, an urgent, immediate and in-your-face Reznor spat his stinging bile while embodying all our post-911 fears on "Letting You.
But staff at the 110-acre zoo are hoping this won't deter the three-year-old greater one-horned rhinoceroses from hitting it off so that they eventually hear the pitter-patter of rhino feet.
She refuses to pitter-patter around the drums, sounding more like John Bonham (an influence) than a young woman.
Parking their buggies in the shade of a tree, the strollercizers, most of whom are in their 20s and 30s, turn to face their bundles of joy and sing ``Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes'' to the pitter-patter of their jogging feet.
COSMIC CRUSH * Patience should be your priority when it comes to the pitter-patter of your heartbeat.