Chitter vs Clitter - What's the difference?

chitter | clitter |


As a verb chitter

is to make a series of high-pitched sounds; to twitter, chirp or chatter.

As a noun clitter is

loose stones on hillsides deposited by weathering.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

chitter

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To make a series of high-pitched sounds; to twitter, chirp or chatter.
  • It was a beautifully sunny day and beetles could be heard chittering loudly in the rose garden by the side of the path made out of antique bricks.
  • (obsolete, Scotland) To shiver or chatter with cold.
  • (Burns)
    (Webster 1913)

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    clitter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Loose stones on hillsides deposited by weathering.
  • Synonyms

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