Definitions for rattling

Definitions for (noun) rattling

Main entry: rale, rattle, rattling

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

Usage: the death rattle

Definitions for (adj) rattling

Main entry: rattling, alert, spanking, snappy, zippy, brisk, merry, lively

Definition: quick and energetic

Usage: a brisk walk in the park; a lively gait; a merry chase; traveling at a rattling rate; a snappy pace; a spanking breeze

Main entry: fantastic, marvellous, marvelous, rattling, terrific, tremendous, howling, grand, wonderful, wondrous

Definition: extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

Usage: a fantastic trip to the Orient; the film was fantastic!; a howling success; a marvelous collection of rare books; had a rattling conversation about politics; a tremendous achievement

Definitions for (adv) rattling

Main entry: rattling, real, really, very

Definition: used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal

Usage: she was very gifted; he played very well; a really enjoyable evening; I'm real sorry about it; a rattling good yarn

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