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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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The pitter-patter on the umbrella was extraordinarily soothing and I found myself smiling at my own mood change.
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.
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 if he throws lots of those little pitter-patter punches, a bunch of them won't even add to half of my quality punches.
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.
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.
A gorgeous picturebook to share, especially in a household that is soon expecting the pitter-patter of many furry little feet.
COSMIC CRUSH * Patience should be your priority when it comes to the pitter-patter of your heartbeat.
Pitter-patter, pitter-patter, they splash and giggle, running through the puddles and mud, happy for the cool afternoon rain.
Some of it, of course, doesn't make liberal hearts like hers and mine go pitter-patter.
The more vigorous breezes are followed by the pitter-patter of pinon seeds falling to the ground.