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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Lacking sense or discretion.

Usage examples (6)
  • "Hold your tongue, you disrespectful old bird!" cried Polly, tumbling off the chair with a bounce, and running to peck the 'rattlepated' boy, who was shaking with...
  • I looked at the once lively, rattlepated, humorous little doctor -- associated in my remembrance with the perpetration of incorrigible social indiscretions and...
  • 'The cautious old soldier did not care to hint to me that I might hand over to you this passport, which I have no occasion for; but if it should afterwards come out as the...
  • ` rattlepated 'boy, who was shaking with laughter at the last speech. for more
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