Synonyms of rattle


1. rattle, rattling, rale, noise

usage: a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders); "the death rattle"

2. rattle, plaything, toy

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

3. rattle, tail

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


1. rattle, sound, go

usage: make short successive sounds

2. rattle, shake, agitate

usage: shake and cause to make a rattling noise

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Definition and meaning of rattle (Dictionary)