Clapper


Clapper

Clapper ist:

  • Bang-Bang, eine oder mehrere mit Luft gefüllte Ballonstäbe, die beim rhythmischen Zusammenschlagen krachen
  • ein Nachname, Träger des Namens sind.
    • Dit Clapper (1907–1978), kanadischer Eishockeyspieler und -trainer
    • James R. Clapper, US-amerikanischer General und Direktor der Nationalen Nachrichtendienste
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  • clapper — [ klape ] v. intr. <conjug. : 1> • claper XVIe; d un rad. onomat. klapp ♦ Produire un bruit sec avec la langue en la détachant brusquement du palais. « Blazius, clappant de la langue, proclama le vin bon » (Gautier). ● clapper verbe… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Clapper — Clap per, n. 1. A person who claps. [1913 Webster] 2. That which strikes or claps, as the tongue of a bell, or the piece of wood that strikes a mill hopper, etc. See Illust. of {Bell}. [1913 Webster] {Clapper rail} (Zo[ o]l.), an Americam species …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clapper — Clap per, n. [F. clapier.] A rabbit burrow. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clapper — late 13c., agent noun from CLAP (Cf. clap) (v.). Meaning tongue of a bell is from late 14c …   Etymology dictionary

  • clapper — ► NOUN ▪ the tongue or striker of a bell. ● like the clappers Cf. ↑like the clappers …   English terms dictionary

  • clapper — [klap′ər] n. 1. a person who claps 2. the moving part inside a bell, that strikes the side of the bell; tongue 3. the tongue of a garrulous person: used facetiously …   English World dictionary

  • Clapper — A clapper may refer to one of the following: Part of a bell Clapper bridge A sound activated gadget called The Clapper A character from the video game Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy s Kong Quest Clapboard used in film production Clapper (musical… …   Wikipedia

  • clapper — UK [ˈklæpə(r)] / US [ˈklæpər] noun [countable] Word forms clapper : singular clapper plural clappers the small metal object inside a bell that hits against the bell to make it ring • go/run/drive etc like the clappers British informal to… …   English dictionary

  • clapper — Knacker Knack er, n. 1. One who makes knickknacks, toys, etc. Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. One of two or more pieces of bone or wood held loosely between the fingers, and struck together by moving the hand; called also {clapper}. Halliwell. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CLAPPER — v. intr. Faire entendre un clappement. Il fait clapper sa langue …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)