clatter around

clatter around

 and clatter something around
to move around among things, making noise. Stop clattering around! It's late. I wish you would not clatter those dishes around.
See also: around
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But, as those three continue to clatter around the big top, the wheels of their cars falling off as they hurl custard pies at the front-runner, who knows what will happen?
Rather than clatter around the battlefield and hope they were lighting the right person, the knights decided to create a system of identification.
Seafood at Fisherman's Wharf, a boat trip around Alcatraz, a clatter around the steep streets by cable car.
The blinds fit right into the frame of the doors, so they don't clatter around every time you want to pop out to the garden.
She said: "It means I can clatter around in the kitchen and Brian can be in the living room and not be disturbed.
The famous "El" trains - grubby and haphazard in their time-keeping - clatter around elevated tracks above the streets casting a gloomy shadow, but getting around is easy and much more pleasant on foot.