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Meaning of "ticktack" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TICKTACK

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PRONUNCIATION OF TICKTACK

ticktack  [ˈtɪkˌtæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TICKTACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ticktack is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TICKTACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ticktack in the English dictionary

The definition of ticktack in the dictionary is a system of sign language, mainly using the hands, by which bookmakers transmit their odds to each other at racecourses. Other definition of ticktack is a ticking sound, as made by a clock.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TICKTACK


attack
əˈtæk
Blu-tack
ˈbluːtæk
counterattack
ˈkaʊntərəˌtæk
Cuttack
kʌˈtæk
hackmatack
ˈhækməˌtæk
hardtack
ˈhɑːdˌtæk
haystack
ˈheɪˌstæk
isotach
ˈaɪsəʊˌtæk
nunatak
ˈnʌnəˌtæk
restack
ˌriːˈstæk
smokestack
ˈsməʊkˌstæk
stack
stæk
tach
tæk
tack
tæk
thumbtack
ˈθʌmˌtæk
tie-tack
ˈtaɪˌtæk
tietac
ˈtaɪˌtæk
tintack
ˈtɪnˌtæk
unstack
ʌnˈstæk
untack
ʌnˈtæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TICKTACK

tickettyboo
tickety-boo
tickey
ticking
ticking off
ticklace
tickle
tickle pink
tickler
tickler coil
tickler file
tickling
ticklish
ticklishly
ticklishness
tickly
ticktack man
ticktack men
ticktock
ticky-tacky

WORDS THAT END LIKE TICKTACK

airborne attack
angle of attack
anxiety attack
arson attack
banzai attack
bilious attack
chimney stack
dictionary attack
ground attack
hard tack
heart attack
impingement attack
line of attack
on the wrong tack
panic attack
rocket attack
suicide attack
the attack
tie tack
torpedo attack

Synonyms and antonyms of ticktack in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ticktack» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TICKTACK

Find out the translation of ticktack to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ticktack from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ticktack» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ticktack
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ticktack
570 millions of speakers

English

ticktack
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ticktack
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ticktack
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Тик-таке
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ticktack
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ticktack
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tic-tac
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ticktack
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ticktack
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ticktack
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ticktack
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ticktack
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ticktack
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மீண்டும் மீண்டும் ஒரே மாதிரியாக உண்டாகும் ஒலி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टिकटॅक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ticktack
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ticktack
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ticktack
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тик -таке
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ticktack
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ticktack
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ticktack
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ticktack
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ticktack
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ticktack

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TICKTACK»

The term «ticktack» is normally little used and occupies the 110.187 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TICKTACK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ticktack» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ticktack» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ticktack

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TICKTACK»

Discover the use of ticktack in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ticktack and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Zephyrman
Mandala must have felt the full impact of the situation; for he quickly looked away and stared into the gantry mirror behind the Ticktack Bar. And if mirrors can tell you anything about faces, I would say the African—Indian man started to drift ...
John A. Walker, 2007
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Woman in Love By D.H. Lawrence - With Summary and Free Audio ...
The terrible bondage of this ticktack of time, this twitching ofthe hands of the clock , this eternal repetition of hours and days—oh God, it was too awful to contemplate. And there was no escape from it, no escape. She almost wished Gerald were ...
D.H. Lawrence
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Women in Love:
Theterrible bondage of this ticktack of time, this twitching of the hands of the clock , this eternal repetition of hours and days—oh God, it wastoo awfulto contemplate . And there was no escape from it, noescape. She almost wishedGerald were ...
D. H. Lawrence, 2014
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Delphi Works of D.H. Lawrence (Illustrated)
The terrible bondage ofthis ticktack of time, this twitching of the hands of the clock , thiseternal repetitionof hoursand days— oh God, itwas too awful to contemplate. And there was no escape from it, no escape. She almost wished Gerald were ...
D.H. Lawrence, 2013
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The Rainbow and Women in Love
Oh, how she suffered, lying there alone, confronted by the terrible clock, with its eternal ticktack. All life, alllife resolved itself into this: ticktack, ticktack, ticktack; then the striking of the hour; then the ticktack, ticktack, andthe twitchingof the ...
D. H. Lawrence, 2013
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Women In Love:
The thought ofthe mechanical succession of dayfollowing day, day following day, AD INFINITUM, was one of the things that made her heart palpitate with areal approach of madness.The terrible bondage of this ticktack of time, this twitchingof  ...
David Herbert Lawrence, 2014
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The Secret of the Night:
For him,hehad heard nothing. "You hear nothing?" she whispered to him with an effort. "A ticktack?" "No,Ihearnothing." "You know—like the ticktack ofa clock. Listen." "How can you hear theticktack? I've noticedthatno clocks are running here.
Gaston Leroux, 2014
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Delphi Complete Works of D.H. Lawrence (Illustrated)
Oh, howshe suffered,lying there alone, confrontedby the terrible clock, withitseternal ticktack. All life,all liferesolved itselfinto this: ticktack, ticktack,tick tack; then the striking of thehour;then the ticktack, ticktack,and the twitching of theclockfingers.
D.H. Lawrence, 2013
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Complete D. H. Lawrence- Sons and Lovers The Rainbow Women ...
Alllife, all life resolved itself terrible clock, with into this: ticktack,ticktack, ticktack; thenthe strikingofthe hour; then the ticktack,ticktack, and the twitchingofthe clockfingers. Gerald could notsave herfrom it. He, hisbody,his motion,his life—it was the ...
D. H. Lawrence
10
The Boy Craftsman / Practical and Profitable Ideas for a ...
Details of Crank for Ticktack. A New Style of Ticktack, such as illustrated in Fig. 302, which claims several advantages over the ordinary kind. In the first place it has a crank arrangement which does away with the long string that is everlastingly ...
A. Neely Hall, 2014

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TICKTACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ticktack is used in the context of the following news items.
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Tisch-Ticktack von Panerai
Tisch-Ticktack von Panerai. Eine Tischuhr mit Panerai-Uhrwerk ist eine ungewöhnliche Idee. Zum Glück wurde sie umgesetzt. 29.05.2014. Tisch-Ticktack von ... «bilanz.ch, May 14»
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Arbeiten: Ticktack, Ticktack, Ticktack
Kaum ein Berufseinsteiger bekommt sofort einen unbefristeten Vertrag. Das hat Folgen: Befristete verdienen weniger, sind erpressbar und kommen nie richtig ... «ZEIT ONLINE, Jan 14»
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TickTack Music Watch Concept by Apostol Tnokovski
While a student at the European University in Skopje, Mr. Tnokovski came up with a musical watch concept, dubbed TickTack. Intended for the style-conscious ... «Mens Fashion & Luxury Life Style Magazine, Oct 09»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ticktack [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ticktack>. Jul 2020 ».
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