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Definition of pit-a-pat adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pit-a-pat

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˌpɪt ə ˈpæt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpɪt ə ˈpæt//
 
(also pitter-patter)
 
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with quick light steps or beats Her heart went pit-a-pat. Word Origin early 16th cent.: imitative of alternating sounds.

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