Definition of 'rattle'
Example sentences containing 'rattle'
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I can hear it rattling around. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Windows may rattle a bit, but that's all part of the charm. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The door then rattled and I heard my wife's voice. The Sun (2016)I'd hear a car in the driveway, the garage door rattling open. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The king was left rattling about in the palace alone. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was scary being out in the desert at night and hearing that rattle noise. The Sun (2014)Nearly scored with a header which rattled the bar. The Sun (2014)The sound of the front door rattling in the media centre caused all our heads to turn. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This can be done by sowing yellow rattle first. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It could also rattle a few shareholders along the way. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are two people who snore so loudly that the windows rattle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That was hours ago now and still the train rattles onwards through the night. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She observes that this news rattles her captors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Citizen gallops along at a rattling good pace. The Sun (2009)But the most concerning issue is a loud rattling noise when driving. The Sun (2016)He cut inside two defenders before rattling the bar with a fierce drive. The Sun (2010)He also rattled the crossbar in the second half with another piledriver. The Sun (2009)The sound rattles windows up the street. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An intruder was clinging to the side of the rattling train. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How many other musicians have managed to keep a big band rattling around on the road for two decades? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The rattling of the door handle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was a rattling sound, and they came together. Christianity Today (2000)Sounds like it'll rattle some cages. The Sun (2011)There was no other sound save the rattle of equipment and the trundle of the wagons as the column slid noisily into the town. Man of Honour (2007)A third odd feature of yellow rattle explains its name. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The Hammers clearly have an uncanny knack of rattling football 's thinking man. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'rattle'
British English: rattle /ˈrætl/ NOUN
A rattle is a rapid succession of short sharp sounds.
The rattle of typing began again in the other room.
- American English: rattle
- Arabic: خُشْخَيْشَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: chocalhada
- Chinese: 咔吱声
- Croatian: klopot
- Czech: chrastění
- Danish: raslen
- Dutch: geratel
- European Spanish: tamborileo
- Finnish: helinä
- French: battement
- German: Klappern
- Greek: κροτάλισμα
- Italian: sonaglio
- Japanese: ガラガラいう音
- Korean: 덜거덕 소리
- Norwegian: klapring
- Polish: grzechotanie
- European Portuguese: chocalhada
- Romanian: răpăit
- Russian: треск
- Spanish: tamborileo
- Swedish: skallra
- Thai: ของเล่นเด็กที่เขย่ามีเสียงรัว
- Turkish: çıngırak
- Ukrainian: брязкіт
- Vietnamese: tiếng lạch cạch
British English: rattle VERB
When something rattles or when you rattle it, it makes short sharp knocking sounds because it is being shaken or it keeps hitting against something hard.
She slams the kitchen door so hard I hear dishes rattle.
Definition of rattle from the Collins English Dictionary
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