rattle

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Synonyms for rattle

Synonyms for rattle

to make or cause to make a succession of short, sharp sounds

to talk volubly, persistently, and usually inconsequentially

Synonyms for rattle

a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken

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loosely connected horny sections at the end of a rattlesnake's tail

shake and cause to make a rattling noise

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It's a problem that already has the attention of producers and large end users, as the wholesale price has been lodged above $5/MMBtu since January, and now is over $6 - way above the $2-3 range, where it rattled around for years.
Coventry were winning 4-1 towards the end of the second period when an Adam Calder shot rattled around the edge of the pipes and out again.
The second problem is that the defendants have to travel a long way to reach the courts which means they have to get up very early in the morning and they are rattled around in vans for hours to reach Caernarfon, for example, and it's just not fair.
Only 15,933 hardy souls rattled around the famous old stadium as the Scots slumped to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat by the visitors.
Only 15, 933 hardy souls rattled around the famous old stadium as the Scots slumped to an embarrassing 3-0 defeat.
We knew he rattled around down on the field during pregame, sometimes interviewing beat writers or bench players who got in his way to the hot-dog line at the media-exempt Stadium Club.
A crowd of only 23,000 rattled around in the Millennium Stadium but they went home happy as their players regained some pride.
The fact that he's a Hibs supporter and I am of another persuasion in no way influenced his decision to bounce me over every rut, ditch and tree trunk while I rattled around in the back like a pea in a metal pod.
The couple watched a black and white TV set and rattled around in an A-reg Orion which they picked up for pounds 40.