To make or cause to make a succession of short, sharp sounds
No one spoke and the only sounds heard were the clatter of knives and the munching of the lieutenant.
With a clatter and scrape, the rocking chair turned on its side and skid several feet across the porch.
The scraping of leather against leather, the hollow clatter of stone and shale, the rustle of whatever creature settled behind her.
They could not see the speeding horse, but they heard the clatter of its hoofs far down the road, and they understood the cry, "Up! up! and defend yourselves!"
The copper tray hit the bottom of the can with a loud clatter, spewing ashes into the stale office air.