clapper clapper  /ˈklæ pər/


  1. (n) someone who applauds
  2. (n) a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
  3. (n) metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side



  1. Did Intel Dir. James Clapper Lie to Congress? It's Complicated

    Lawmakers Turn Up Heat on James Clapper for Congressional Testimony
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News

  2. Did Intel Director James Clapper Lie to Congress? It's Complicated

    Lawmakers turn up heat on James Clapper for congressional testimony.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. James Clapper: I Gave 'Least Untruthful' Answer Possible On NSA Surveillance

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sought to clarify his claim that the National Security Agency does not collect information on millions of Americans, telling NBC News' Andrea Mitchell that he gave the " least untruthful " answer possible on the agency's surveillance program.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post


  • "I believe the best thing for the US Intelligence Community is to have someone with a civilian background in charge," committee chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein tells Declassified through her spokesman. "So I do have concerns about General Clapper...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: Newsweek (blog)

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