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patter in Colours & sounds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpatterpat‧ter1 /ˈpætə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive]  CHITif something, especially water, patters, it makes quiet sounds as it keeps hitting a surface lightly and quicklypatter on rain pattering on the window panes→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
patterHe liked rain in September, its calm gray pattering.I could hear feet shuffling and pattering about upstairs.A small fountain pattered gently in the big reception hall.They could hear the rain pattering in the grass and bouncing off the roof of the jeep.Outside the rain pattered lightly on the window, and in the room there was a great sense of tranquillity.There was a sound of stir all over the house, pattering of feet in the corridors.Raindrops were pattering on the car roof.A few raindrops patter on the roof.It pattered quietly in the distance, each small wave softly succeeding the next.And the old fountain, now green with moss and algae, made a sweet, pattering sound.patter onRain pattered on the tin roof of the shack.