- 1to make a loud ringing sound like that of metal being hit; to cause something to make this sound synonym clank
- 2 Bells were clanging in the tower. + adj. The gates clanged shut. clang something + adv./prep. The trolleys clanged their way along the streets. He clanged a spoon against a glass.
NAmE//klæŋ//[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they clang
he / she / it clangs
past simple clanged
-ing form clanging
the clang of the school bell
clang(also clanging)noun[usually singular]jump to other results