rattle

Part of speech: verb

To make a rattle; clatter.

Part of speech: verb

To utter in a rapid and noisy manner.

Part of speech: noun

A series of short, sharp sounds in rapid succession.

Part of speech: noun

A plaything or implement, etc., adapted to produce a ratting noise.

Part of speech: noun

Rapid and noisy talk; chatter.

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Usage examples "rattle":

  1. The rattle of fire grew quickly. - "Letters from France", C. E. W. Bean.
  2. He heard the rattle of it, and understood. - "Donal Grant", George MacDonald.
  3. If only- A car was coming up behind him with a familiar noise of rattle. - "Kenny", Leona Dalrymple.