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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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The Bullets bounced back instantly, rattling off a 20-3 tear, but they could find no way back.
He hires a stenographer, the tough-minded Emma (Kate Hudson), with the ideal of rattling off a novel in a month and getting the money he needs to pay off his debt to his leg-breaking loan sharks.
You look at OCU and SNU, and they've won eight of the last nine national championships,'' said Science & Arts coach Jay Niehues, rattling off his conference foes' storied history.
Somehow, it musta slipped Steve Lavin's mind the other day when he was rattling off the ``short list we're operating with'' as successors to his UCLA basketball coaching throne.
I had a guilty secret, because I'd seen 'A Place in the Sun,''' he continued, rattling off a string of American-made classics.
The seaweed still needs to be built, and we've got to finish the octopus arms,'' he said, rattling off his to-do list.
When she's talking about eating, cheating or melting the fat away, as promised by the title of her new diet book, Suzanne Somers speaks in a clear, confident voice, rattling off glycemic indicators and menu options.
I seriously don't have a speech prepared,'' before rattling off with steely professional aplomb what may have been the longest laundry list of thank yous of the evening.