Synonyms for rattling

Synonyms for (noun) rattling

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 (adjective) rattling

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: energetic

Definition: possessing or exerting or displaying energy

Usage: an energetic fund raiser for the college; an energetic group of hikers; it caused an energetic chemical reaction


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: extraordinary

Definition: beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable

Usage: extraordinary authority; an extraordinary achievement; her extraordinary beauty; enjoyed extraordinary popularity; an extraordinary capacity for work; an extraordinary session of the legislature