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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders) adj. - Quick and energetic adv. - Used as intensifiers.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : a rattling door. ,a rattling talk; a rattling gallop
  • Adverb : a rattling good time
  • Verb (used without object) : The windows rattled in their frames. ,The car rattled along the highway. ,He rattled on for an hour about his ailments
  • Verb (used with object) : He rattled the doorknob violently. ,The wind rattled the metal can across the roadway. ,to rattle off a list of complaints.... for more
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