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Another word for rattle

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Verb
  1. To make or cause to make a succession of short, sharp sounds

      1. To make a rattling sound.
      2. To move with a rattling sound:
      3. To talk rapidly and noisily; chatter.
      1. To make an abrupt, sharp sound, as in the collision of two hard surfaces.
      2. To chatter thoughtlessly or at length.
      3. To cackle or cluck, as a hen.
      1. To talk rapidly, incessantly, and on trivial subjects; jabber.
      2. To utter a rapid series of short, inarticulate, speechlike sounds:
      3. To click quickly and repeatedly:
      1. A rattling or clattering sound.
      2. A movement that produces such a sound.
      3. To make a rattling or clattering sound, especially by rushing or scampering.
    See also:

    sounds

  2. To talk volubly, persistently, and usually inconsequentially.

  3. To impair or destroy the composure of

      1. To cause to overturn; knock or tip over:
      2. To disturb the functioning, order, or course of:
      3. To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
      1. To change from a settled condition; disrupt:
      2. To make uneasy; disturb:
      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. To cause to move from side to side or up and down with jerky movements:
      2. To cause to tremble, vibrate, or rock:
      3. To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
      1. A strip of frilled or closely pleated fabric used for trimming or decoration.
      2. A ruff on a bird.
      3. An irregularity or a slight disturbance of a surface:
      1. Relatively hard, naturally formed mineral or petrified matter; stone.
      2. A relatively small piece or fragment of such material.
      3. A relatively large body of such material, as a cliff or peak.
      1. To disturb or confuse; make uneasy or anxious:
      2. To cause (a system) to become altered or imbalanced from a normal state:
      3. To cause perturbation in (the orbit of a celestial body, for example) by gravitational interaction.
      1. To make or become nervous or upset.
      2. A state of agitation, confusion, or excitement.
      1. A brief, light snowfall.
      2. A sudden gust of wind.
      3. A stirring mass, as of leaves or dust; a shower.
      1. To break up or destroy the tranquility, order, or settled state of:
      2. To trouble emotionally or mentally; upset:
      3. To interfere with; interrupt:
      1. To cause (someone) to have difficulty paying attention to something:
      2. To attract (the attention) away from its original focus; divert.
      3. To cause to feel worried or uneasy; unsettle:
      1. To deprive of peace or rest; trouble.
      2. Absence of peace or rest; anxiety.
      3. Uneasy; restless.
      1. To disturb the composure or calm of; perturb.
      2. To put into a state of disorder.
      1. To cause to be irritated, especially by repeated acts; trouble or annoy:
      2. To make agitated or perplexed; upset:
      3. To intrude on without warrant or invitation; disturb:
      1. To cause to move with violence or sudden force.
      2. To upset; disturb:
      3. To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
    See also:

    calm

Another word for rattle

Noun
  1. See also:

    noise

Verb
  1. To make a rattling sound

      1. To strike with a hard blow:
      2. To affect in a specified way by striking hard:
      3. To cause to be displaced or unengaged; force:
      1. To make an abrupt, sharp sound, as in the collision of two hard surfaces.
      2. To chatter thoughtlessly or at length.
      3. To cackle or cluck, as a hen.
      1. A percussion instrument consisting of a hollow cylinder or hemisphere with a membrane stretched tightly over one or both ends, played by beating with the hands or sticks.
      2. A sound produced by this instrument.
      3. Something resembling a drum in shape or structure, especially a barrellike metal container or a metal cylinder wound with cable, wire, or heavy rope.
      1. To make a rattling sound.
      2. To move with a rattling sound:
      3. To talk rapidly and noisily; chatter.
    See also:

    sound

  2. *To talk rapidly and incessantly

      1. To talk or chatter idly or meaninglessly; babble or prate.
      2. To utter or express by chattering foolishly or babbling.
      3. Idle or meaningless chatter; babble.
      1. Matter that is appended or added without a formal break.
      2. A derived term, often formed by the addition of an affix, that is included undefined at the end of a dictionary entry.
      1. To talk rapidly, incessantly, and on trivial subjects; jabber.
      2. To utter a rapid series of short, inarticulate, speechlike sounds:
      3. To click quickly and repeatedly:
    See also:

    babble

  3. *To disconcert