Clatters around - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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To make noise while moving around in a space or container. What on earth is clattering around in my bag? Quit clattering around in here—the baby is napping! Hold that container still so those marbles don't 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.
References in periodicals archive
at the sky as the fifth attempt at constructing a bamboo growing frame for her runner beans clatters around
her in a pile.
As he clatters around
with mugs and spoons, I surreptitiously scan his bookcases.
There's a famous clip of him bent over almost horizontal with the aid of an enormous pair of wooden shoes, more like flippers than anything else, and he clatters around
the stage in them.
There's probably a technical term for it, but our language shifts and clatters around
as much as pebbles washed up on a beach by conflicting tides.