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Definition of "clang" [clang]

  • A loud, resonant, metallic sound. (noun)
  • The strident call of a crane or goose. (noun)
  • To make or cause to make a clang. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clang" in a sentence
  • "Then she heard clang, then from another part _clang_, then _clang_, _clang_ far away."
  • "As the last words came hoarsely forth on to the night air, _clang, clang, clang_, burst out the tocsin of the alarm bell, silencing the music in the ballroom and sending an electric thrill through every listener within the precincts of the castle; but ere the great bell had sent forth a score of vibrating notes which came quivering through the darkness and echoing from every wall, the clattering of hoofs began in obedience to the whispered commands of his Majesty of France:"
  • "Now that their clang is pretty much gone from Arco Arena's non-sellout crowds, the Lakers 'MVP guard kind of misses the noise - and in their absence, he missed far too many shots in one of the NBA's most improbable results this season."