Examples from the Web for rattletrap
In the first place, it isn't a house—it's a rattletrap; and in the second place, he won't know a thing about it.Affinities and Other Stories|Mary Roberts Rinehard
Once back in the cabin of the Rattletrap, we scarcely ventured out again.
In the yard stood the Kettledrum rattletrap, and the owner was right glad to see it.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
It was a little after noon when we drove into Deadwood--the last point outward bound at which the Rattletrap expected to touch.
The next morning the condition of the tempers of the crew of the Rattletrap was reversed.
British Dictionary definitions for rattletrap
Word Origin and History for rattletrap
1766, originally a noun, "knick-knacks, trifles, odds and ends," from rattle (adj.) + trap, perhaps in the sense in traps (n.2). Hence, "a shabby, rattling object," especially a rickety coach or other vehicle (1822). The adjectival sense of "rickety" is recorded from 1834.