clanking clanking  /ˈklæŋ kɪŋ/


  • (adj) having a hard nonresonant metallic sound


  1. Disc golf

    There is no better feeling for some people than looking over a large park-like setting filled with trees, bushes, grass and dirt and seeing your marked target hundreds of feet away; chains dangling enticing your best shot. You step onto the pad, line up and let the disc sail through the air, with high hopes of hearing the clanking of metal links as the disc completes its weightless flight right ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Daily Triplicate

  2. On verge of sweep in K.C., Sox drop the ball again

    Eighth-inning errors by Crain, Ramirez keep team from building momentum KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With the exception of equipment bags being zipped and the clanking of dinner plates, silence dominated the visitors' clubhouse Sunday after the White Sox's baffling 7-6 loss to the Royals.        
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Older athletes show fire

    HUNTINGTON -- With two gold medals clanking around her neck, Linda Nicholas, of Tornado, W.Va., was a walking symbolization of the competitive nature of the West Virginia Senior Sports Classic presented by St. Mary's Medical Center.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Huntington Herald-Dispatch


  1. "It's surprising musical," says Byrne, 55. "There is some clanking, noisy sounds. It actually has a variety of sounds - flute sounds, deep bass sounds. There are not all these industrial noises."
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: David Byrne Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. "I go by the weight room and I hear the weights clanking and the chalk flying," Harbaugh said. "Players are talking about accountability and guys are fighting to take responsibility. I like how they are talking about their teammates, about...
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: Jim Harbaugh Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. Whether appearing at the Grammys or on the "We Are the World" benefit album, Mr. Dylan "almost always kills it with some really sour, clanking or grudging performance," Mr. Lethem said.
    on Apr 12, 2008 By: Jonathan Lethem Source: New York Times

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