Rat-a-tat-tat meaning

rătə-tăttăt
A series of short sharp sounds, as that made by knocking on a door.
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A series of short, sharp taps, especially made by knocking on a door, beating a drum, or firing an automatic weapon.
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Origin of rat-a-tat-tat

  • Imitative

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

  • From Wiktionary