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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An empty-headed chatterer.

Usage examples (10)
  • "Nowjust a minute, you old rattlebrain, I never killed no one but the dragon!"
  • And as for your prisoner, it's a wonder you weren't both killed, you rattlebrain!
  • Jumping up and down in excitement, his pouches bouncing around wildly, Tas turned without answering and dashed off, leaving the dwarf fuming on the stairs, calling out, "Who's...
  • A poet is no rattlebrain, saying what comes uppermost and, because he says everything, saying, at last, something good; but a heart in unison with his time and country. for more
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