n : a series of rapid tapping sounds; "she missed the
pitter-patter of little feet around the house"
adv 1: as of footsteps; "he came running pit-a-pat down the hall"
2: describing a rhythmic beating; "his heart went pit-a-pat"
v 1: rain gently; "It has only sprinkled, but the roads are
slick." [syn: sprinkle
2: make light, rapid and repeated sounds, as of rain [syn: patter