verb (used without object), rat·tled, rat·tling.
verb (used with object), rat·tled, rat·tling.
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Definition for rattle (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), rat·tled, rat·tling.Nautical.
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Example sentences from the Web for rattle
The company rattled drug retailers with its PillPack acquisition, but Amazon has been slow to integrate the online pharmacy startup into its offerings.Amazon Pharmacy is live: Shoppers can now order prescriptions directly through the tech giant|Rachel Schallom|November 17, 2020|Fortune
The open hooks that come standard on most are typically the weakest link in that system, and they just dangle there loosely, likely driving the owner crazy with rattles and clanks.
Giegel, for his part, rattles off Midwestern cities like Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Chicago as some of the areas of interest for his company.The first hyperloop passengers just took a short but important ride|Rob Verger|November 11, 2020|Popular Science
There was enough saber rattling in the last week about Jim Harbaugh in the wake of a sluggish loss to Michigan State, but now it’s time to ask a serious question.College football winners and losers for Week 10: Florida is fun again and Georgia is done|Patrick Stevens|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
The robot had finally obeyed, but everyone assumed second place wouldn’t be good enough to advance the team — except Katie, who rattled off the possible combinations of awards and bracket matches that could get the team to regionals.This AI whiz could be the next Elon Musk or Steve Jobs, but first she has to navigate being 18|Taylor Telford|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
The characters you play on the show are extremely diverse—ranging from a cocaine-rattled rich boy to an ornery Jewish grandpa.
More fireworks followed the first, and the metal barriers rattled.
In that book, Hoving made many claims that rattled the gatekeepers of the art world.Are Over Half the Works on the Art Market Really Fakes?|Tom Sykes|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The house shook and the windows rattled—it woke me up,” says Naimas, a Kobani refugee.Kobani Still Stands Against ISIS and All Odds. But for How Long?|Jamie Dettmer|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“This Common Core thing really rattled the governor and she never really recovered it,” says Gaddie.The Democrats’ Great Plains Firewall: Can Joe Dorman Take the Oklahoma Statehouse?|David Freedlander|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Garnache's sword rasped out, an oath rattled from his clenched teeth, and he fell on guard.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The long dry fingers of the palm trees rattled overhead, and looking up, he saw the divine light of the starry heavens.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Most of us showed signs, I will not say of being rattled, but of having stumbled against a rattlesnake.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
In the narrow seat behind, Clip lurched, and swayed, and rattled the motor-cycles.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
Hofer, who felt it his duty as a good citizen to empty his bottle with the rest of the world on New Year's eve, rattled on.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton