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



    BrE BrE//klɪk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//klɪk//
    Using a computer
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  1. 1  a short sharp sound The door closed with a click.
  2. 2  the act of pressing the button on a computer mouse or touchpad See related entries: Using a computer
  3. 3 (phonetics) a speech sound made by pressing the tongue against the top of the mouth or the part of the mouth behind the upper front teeth, then releasing it quickly, causing air to be sucked in. Clicks are found especially in southern African languages. click languages
  4. 4= klick
  5. Word Originlate 16th cent. (as a verb): imitative.Extra examples She heard the click of shoes on the marble floor. The answering machine gave a sharp click. a double click on the filename
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: click