Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Rattle"

The meaning of "Rattle" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does rattle mean?
A: In the given example it means to come over here. It is non standard usage (slang). I've never heard it used this way. I think it's an older slang term and it sounds about 60 to 70 years old.
Q: What does ( rattles on part) mean?
A: Rattle is an onamotopoeic word for a sound of a small object with loose parts shaking rapidly. I don't know why a gun is rattling.

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Q: What does to rattle mean?
A: shake. in this context it means to weaken the security
Q: What does rattle off mean?
A: It means 'to speak something very quickly' often from memory
Q: What does 'rattle off’ mean?
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Example sentences using "Rattle"

Q: Please show me example sentences with rattle.
A: the ball rattled in the cup
Q: Please show me example sentences with rattle.
A: - The windows rattle in the wind
- The money rattled when I shook the jar
- After the explosion, we were all rattled (here, rattled means on edge/anxious/nervous/disturbed)
- Rattle snakes are very poisoness
- My baby cousin likes to play with his rattle (a children's toy - see photo)
Q: Please show me example sentences with rattling .
A: The snake was rattling its tail at me.
The baby was rattling its rattle at its mother.

Synonyms of "Rattle" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between rattle and clatter ?
A: @templerose@chello if a janitor walks around with a key chain on his waist, is that a "ratter"?

if an acient charm is being hit by wind under the roof, is that a "ratter" as well?
Q: What is the difference between rattle and rumble ?
A: That's a tricky question: rattle is more sound: to give out or cause a rapid succession of short, sharp sounds, as in consequence of agitation and repeated concussions:
The windows rattled in their frames.
In other words more subtle noises?
In the case of rumble; to make a deep, heavy, somewhat muffled, continuous sound, as thunder.
So like : the rumbling nose of a thunder.
Q: What is the difference between rattle and clatter ?
A: The difference is subtle and has to be heard. Rattle is like the sound of an actual baby rattle, or a maraca, or a bunch of dry beans or rice in a container being shaken. Clatter is like hitting two sticks together, or dishes or metal hitting each other.

If someone says something like, "Stop that rattle" or "Stop that clatter" they just mean general noise and they're interchangeable.
Q: What is the difference between rattle and rumble ?
A: Rattle ; 1-a series of short loud sounds made when hard objects hit against each other. 2- A baby's toy that makes a series of short loud sounds when it is shaken. For example; The rattle of gunfire. From a kitchen came a rattling of cups and saucers. Rumble; a long deep sound or series of sounds; the rumble of thunder. There is also another informal meaning which is: a fight in the street between two or more gangs.

Translations of "Rattle"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? rattle
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Other questions about "Rattle"

Q: Why there is a "a" between rattles and white house in the folowing sentence: Spicer's Abrupt Departure Rattles a White House on Edge.
A: I'm pretty sure it's "the" as there is only one White House. If there are more, then we can use "a" (not specific)

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