Usage examples for staccato

  1. There was no longer the rattle of the wagon coming down the trail, the sharp staccato of pounding hoofs. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  2. The little clock on the shelf took up the burden of the churches, and struck the hour in quick staccato notes. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. His sturdy forefinger ran along the line of frontier under his eye with little staccato leaps. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer