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rattly

[ rat-lee ]

adjective

  1. tending to rattle; making or having a rattling rattle rattling sound.


rattly

/ ˈrætlɪ /

adjective

  1. having a rattle; rattling


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Word History and Origins

Origin of rattly1

First recorded in 1880–85; rattle 1 + -y 1

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Example Sentences

In May, he packed all his things into his rattly Subaru Outback and moved in with me in Golden.

"Rattly Robot," a dull-witted mechanical clod who was continually falling over himself and getting into trouble.

The rather feeble lights of the rattly old car did little to illumine the well of darkness in which they were riding.

I didnt know much about it but we could ride about at night in his rattly old car, and every now and then hed stop and say: See!

It was Mose crashing headlong into the old messbox where he kept rattly basins, empty lard pails, and such, that roused Ford.

It was just like a lock was bein' picked, or a rattly old window bein' slid up by inches.

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