Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Definitions for crepitate
- To make a crackling sound; crackle.
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Citations for crepitate
The lampwicks crepitate; their flames are about to go out, long mosquitoes flit in rapid circlings about them.
This horrible talk, however, evidently possessed a potent magic for my friend; and his imagination, checked for a while by the influence of his kinsman, began to ferment and crepitate.
Origin of crepitate
Crepitate is from the Latin crepitare which meant “to rustle or chatter.”