What does rattling mean?

Definitions for rattling
ˈræt lɪŋrat·tling

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.

How to pronounce rattling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    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. Gavin Parry:

    Whether or not it's mere sabre-rattling on North Korea's part the timing isn't great considering the current uncertainties in the geopolitical landscape, markets were already legging down on the Caixin services PMI, which showed deceleration in a growth sector. North Korea's provocation was just the cherry on top of a day when sentiment was already tarnished.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

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

  3. Mitch McConnell:

    We need to quit that kind of rattling the economy.

  4. Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Paul Clifford:

    It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents--except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.

  5. Katherine Foss:

    As we are seeing with the coronavirus today, disease can profoundly impact a community—upending routines and rattling nerves as it spreads from person to person. But the effects of epidemics extend beyond the moments in which they occur.

Images & Illustrations of rattling

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