Synonyms for rattle

Synonyms for (noun) rattle

Synonyms: rattle

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

Similar words: tail

Definition: the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body


Synonyms: rattle

Definition: a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken

Similar words: plaything, toy

Definition: an artifact designed to be played with


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels

Synonyms for (verb) rattle

Synonyms: rattle

Definition: shake and cause to make a rattling noise

Similar words: shake, agitate

Definition: move or cause to move back and forth

Usage: The chemist shook the flask vigorously; My hands were shaking


Synonyms: rattle

Definition: make short successive sounds

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'