rattle

  • 1 RATTLE — is an award winning poetry magazine based in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1994, the magazine is published by the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation [ [http://fcfox.org/] Web page titled Media Projects at the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation… …

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  • 2 Rattle — Rat tle, n. 1. A rapid succession of sharp, clattering sounds; as, the rattle of a drum. Prior. [1913 Webster] 2. Noisy, rapid talk. [1913 Webster] All this ado about the golden age is but an empty rattle and frivolous conceit. Hakewill. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Rattle — may mean:* Rattle (percussion) * RATTLE magazine, an American poetry journal * Bird scaring rattle, a Slovene device used to drive birds off vineyards and a folk instrument * Football rattle, a noisy version of the ratchet for showing approval,… …

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  • 4 Rattle — Rat tle (r[a^]t t l), v. t. 1. To cause to make a rattling or clattering sound; as, to rattle a chain. [1913 Webster] 2. To assail, annoy, or stun with a rattling noise. [1913 Webster] Sound but another [drum], and another shall As loud as thine… …

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  • 5 rattle — rattle1 [rat′ l] vi. rattled, rattling [ME ratelen, prob. of WGmc echoic orig., akin to Ger rasseln] 1. to make a series of sharp, short sounds in quick succession 2. to go or move with such sounds [a wagon rattling over the stones] 3. to talk… …

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  • 6 rattle — [v1] bang, jiggle bicker, bounce, clack, clatter, drum, jangle, jar, jolt, jounce, knock, shake, shatter, sound, vibrate; concepts 65,152 rattle [v2] talk aimlessly, endlessly babble, cackle, chat, chatter, clack, gab, gabble, gush, jabber, jaw,… …

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  • 7 rattle — ► VERB 1) make or cause to make a rapid succession of short, sharp knocking or clinking sounds. 2) move or travel while making such sounds. 3) (rattle about/around in) be in or occupy (too large a space). 4) informal make nervous, worried, or… …

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  • 8 rattle up — ˌrattle ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they rattle up he/she/it rattles up present participle rattling up past tense …

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  • 9 Rattle — Rat tle (r[a^]t t l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rattled} ( t ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rattling} ( tl[i^]ng).] [Akin to D. ratelen, G. rasseln, AS. hr[ae]tele a rattle, in hr[ae]telwyrt rattlewort; cf. Gr. kradai nein to swing, wave. Cf. {Rail} a bird.] 1 …

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  • 10 Rattle —   [rætl], Sir (seit 1994) Simon, britischer Dirigent, * Liverpool 19. 1. 1955; 1977 80 Chefassistent des BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra sowie des Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, 1980 Chefdirigent und 1991 98 Musikdirektor des City of… …

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  • 11 rattle — index confuse (bewilder), discompose, perplex Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 rattle on — rattle away rattling on about her grandchildren Syn: prattle, babble, chatter, prate, go on, jabber, gibber, ramble; informal gab, yak, yap …

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  • 13 rattle — faze, *embarrass, discomfit, disconcert, abash Analogous words: *confuse, muddle, addle: agitate, upset, perturb, disturb, fluster, flurry (see DISCOMPOSE): bewilder, distract, perplex (see PUZZLE vb) …

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  • 14 Rattle — Sir Simon Rattle dirigiert Wagners Rheingold in der Berliner Philharmonie, 2006 Sir Simon Rattle (Simon Denis Rattle; * 19. Januar 1955 in Liverpool) ist ein …

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  • 15 rattle — rat|tle1 [ˈrætl] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from Middle Low German ratelen] 1.) [I and T] if you rattle something, or if it rattles, it shakes and makes a quick series of short sounds ▪ Dan banged on her door and rattled the handle. ▪… …

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  • 16 Rattle — Simon Rattle Sir Simon Rattle est un chef d orchestre britannique, né le 19 janvier 1955 à Liverpool. Il est devenu célèbre à la tête du City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, et est depuis 2002 directeur musical de l Orchestre philharmonique de… …

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  • 17 rattle — I UK [ˈræt(ə)l] / US verb Word forms rattle : present tense I/you/we/they rattle he/she/it rattles present participle rattling past tense rattled past participle rattled 1) a) [intransitive] if something rattles, it makes short sharp knocking… …

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  • 18 rattle — [[t]ræ̱t(ə)l[/t]] rattles, rattling, rattled 1) V ERG When something rattles or when you rattle it, it makes short sharp knocking sounds because it is being shaken or it keeps hitting against something hard. She slams the kitchen door so hard I… …

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  • 19 rattle — rat|tle1 [ rætl ] verb 1. ) intransitive if something rattles, it makes short sharp knocking sounds as it moves or shakes: The house shook and the doors and windows rattled. There s something rattling in the bottom of that box. a ) transitive to… …

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  • 20 rattle — 1 verb 1 (I, T) to shake, or make something shake, with quick repeated knocking noises: The windows rattled in the wind. | The beggar was rattling coins in an old mug. 2 (I) to move quickly, making a rattling noise (+ along/past/over etc): The… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English