What does rattling mean?

Definitions for rattling
ˈræt lɪŋrat·tling

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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.

How to pronounce rattling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say rattling in sign language?

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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

Examples of rattling in a Sentence

  1. Mike Clifford:

    The ground's been rattling.

  2. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    What we shouldn't do now is to inflame the situation by loud saber-rattling and shrill war cries, whoever believes that symbolic tank parades on the alliance's eastern border will bring more security is mistaken.

  3. Teacher Saimoni Nainoca:

    We never thought the storm was going to be as bad as it was. This was a roaring and damaging cyclone, the roof was rattling like a machine-gun. It was like a battlefield.

  4. Sherilyn Connelly:

    I really appreciate and find it fun to watch how he's completely rattling the mainstream Christian firmament, just look at the s**tstorm that erupted when he washed the feet of the Muslim prisoners. ... It's fascinating.

  5. George Orwell:

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

Images & Illustrations of rattling

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