Click Definition

klĭk
clicked, clicking, clicks
noun
clicks
A slight, sharp sound like that of a door latch snapping into place.
Webster's New World
A mechanical device, as a catch or pawl, that clicks into position.
Webster's New World
An instance of clicking.
A click of a mouse button.
Webster's New World
An instance of pressing down and releasing a button on a pointing device, such as a mouse.
American Heritage
A flash of insight; epiphany.
Webster's New World
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verb
clicked, clicking, clicks
To make a click.
Webster's New World
To select or activate (an icon, menu item, etc.) using the cursor and mouse.
Webster's New World
To fit, work, or get along together successfully.
Webster's New World
To have good social or working relations; hit it off.
The director and producer clicked at the very start of the play.
American Heritage
To be suddenly clear or comprehensible.
Webster's New World
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interjection
The sound of a click.
Click! The door opened.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Click

Noun

Singular:
click
Plural:
clicks

Origin of Click

  • Old English kleken? clichen? Compare clutch.

    From Wiktionary

  • Imitative of the "click" sound; first recorded in the 1500s.

    From Wiktionary

  • Compare Old French clique (“latch”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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