Definitions for rattlingˈræt lɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rat•tlingˈræt lɪŋ(adj.)

  1. brisk:

    a rattling pace.

  2. splendid; fine.

  3. (adv.)very:

    a rattling good time.

Origin of rattling:

1350–1400

rat′tling•ly(adv.)

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


Translations for rattling

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

rattling(adjective)

fast; lively

The car travelled at a rattling pace.

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