What does rattling mean?

Definitions for rattlingˈræt lɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word rattling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rattle, rattling, rale(adj)

    a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

    "the death rattle"

  2. fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous(adj)

    extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

  3. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy(adverb)

    quick and energetic

    "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"

  4. very, really, real, rattling(adverb)

    used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal

    "she was very gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good yarn"

Wiktionary

  1. rattling(Noun)

    rattle

  2. rattling(Adjective)

    lively, quick (speech, pace)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rattling

    of Rattle

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rattling

    rat′ling, n. Same as Ratline.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rattling in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rattling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mike Clifford:

    The ground's been rattling.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    We need to quit that kind of rattling the economy.

  3. George Orwell:

    Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

  4. Victoria Contreras:

    All my bottles started rattling, then one great big boom, i almost fell off the stool.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    We need to quit, you know, kind of rattling the economy with things that are perceived by the voters as disturbing.

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