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Noun: click  klik
  1. A short light metallic sound
    - chink, clink
  2. Depression of a button on a computer mouse
    "a click on the right button for example";
    - mouse click
  3. A stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)
    - suction stop
  4. A hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
    - pawl, detent, dog
Verb: click  klik
  1. Move or strike with a noise
    "he clicked on the light";
    - snap
  2. Make a clicking or ticking sound
    "The clock clicked away";
    - tick
  3. Make a clicking sound repeatedly or uncontrollably
    "clicking teeth";
    - chatter
  4. Cause to make a snapping sound
    "click your fingers";
    - snap, flick
  5. Produce a click
    "Xhosa speakers click"
  6. Make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
    - cluck, clack
  7. Become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions
    - get through, dawn, come home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into place
  8. [informal] Immediately develop a good friendly relationship (with someone)
    - hit it off [informal]
  9. Depress a button on a computer mouse, usually to move the cursor or invoke some action
    "Click the third of three icons located in the top right hand part of the screen"

Sounds like: klick

Derived forms: clicked, clicks, clicking

Type of: articulate, catch, depression, emit, enounce, enunciate, go, let loose, let out, move, occlusive, plosive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, pronounce, say, sound, sound out, stop, stop consonant, utter

Part of: rachet, ratch, ratchet

Encyclopedia: Click, Clack, Splish, Splash