(noun, verb, interjection)


1. The sound of a click.

- Click! The door opened.


1. a short light metallic sound

Similar word(s): clink

Definition categories: event, sound

2. a stop consonant made by the suction of air into the mouth (as in Bantu)

Definition categories: communication, occlusive, plosive, stop

3. a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward

Similar word(s): detent, dog, pawl

Definition categories: man–made, catch, stop

4. depression of a button on a computer mouse

- a click on the right button for example

Definition categories: act, depression

Sentences with click as a noun:

- I turned the key, the lock gave a click and the door opened;

- With the right software you can program your mouse to do a double click with a single click.


1. move or strike with a noise

- he clicked on the light

Similar word(s): snap

Definition categories: motion, move

2. make a clicking or ticking sound

Similar word(s): tick

Definition categories: perception, go, sound

3. click repeatedly or uncontrollably

Similar word(s): chatter

Definition categories: perception, go, sound

4. cause to make a snapping sound

Similar word(s): flick, snap

Definition categories: contact, move

5. produce a click

- Xhosa speakers click

Definition categories: communication, articulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say

6. make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens

Similar word(s): clack, cluck

Definition categories: communication, emit, utter

7. become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions

Similar word(s): dawn, penetrate

Definition categories: cognition

Sentences with click as a verb:

- Visit a location, call, or click

- He bent his fingers back until the joints clicked.

- Click here to go to the next page.

- Then it clicked - I had been going the wrong way all that time.

- When we met at the party, we just clicked and we’ve been best friends ever since.