The small round ball attached to this bell is the clapper.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- a person who claps
- the moving part inside a bell, that strikes the side of the bell; tongue
- the tongue of a garrulous person: used facetiously
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- One who applauds.
- The tongue of a bell.
- Slang The tongue of a garrulous person.
- clappers Two flat pieces of wood held between the fingers and struck together rhythmically.