- a person who claps
- anything that makes a clapping sound
- the moving part inside a bell, that strikes the side of the bell; tongue
- the tongue of a garrulous person: used facetiously
- 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.
(third-person singular simple present clappers, present participle clappering, simple past and past participle clappered)
- To ring a bell by pulling a rope attached to the clapper.
clap + -er
- Does Great-Aunt Martha really need another Clapper?
- Here, you'll find four mini sets in one, and each set contains a plastic pair of sunglasses, a fish squirt, a fish clapper and a mini inflatable beach ball.
- At first while they were still moving along the Kaluga road, Napoleon's armies made their presence known, but later when they reached the Smolensk road they ran holding the clapper of their bell tight--and often thinking they were escaping ran right into the Russians.
- From the centre of the subumbral surface hangs down the manubrium, like the handle of an umbrella or the clapper of a bell, bearing the mouth at its extremity.