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Definition of clank verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they clank
he / she / it clanks
past simple clanked
-ing form clanking
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to make a loud sound like pieces of metal hitting each other; to cause something to make this sound clanking chains + adj. I heard a door clank shut. clank something The guard clanked his heavy ring of keys.
clank (also clanking) noun [usually singular]
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