Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun clapper

3 senses of clapper

Sense 1
clapper, applauder -- (someone who applauds)
       => laudator, lauder, extoller -- (someone who communicates high praise)

Sense 2
tongue, lingua, glossa, clapper -- (a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity)
       => organ -- (a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function)
       => articulator -- (a movable speech organ)

Sense 3
clapper, tongue -- (metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side)
       => striker -- (the part of a mechanical device that strikes something)

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