Definition of clapper noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈklæpə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklæpər//
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  • the piece of metal inside a bell that hits the sides and makes the bell ring
  • Idioms (British English, informal) extremely fast to run/ride/drive like the clappers
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: clapper