HyperDic: rattling

English > 4 senses of the word rattling:
NOUNeventrattling, rattle, ralea rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
ADVERBallrattling, very, really, realused as intensifiers
ADJECTIVEallrattling, fantastic, grand, howling, marvelous, marvellous, terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrousextraordinarily good or great
allrattling, alert, brisk, lively, merry, snappy, spanking, zippyquick and energetic
rattling > pronunciation
Soundsrae'tahlihng; rae'tlihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > rattling: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningextraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers.
Example "had a rattling conversation about politics"
Synonymsfantastic, grand, howling, marvelous, marvellous, terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous
BroaderextraordinaryBeyond what is ordinary or usual / usual
Spanishbárbaro, brutal, clamoroso, estupendo, extraordinario, fabuloso, fantástico, fenomenal, formidable, genial, magnífico, maravilloso, sensacional, tremendo
Catalanbrutal, clamorós, espaterrant, estupend, extraordinari, fantàstic, fenomenal, formidable, genial, magnífic, meravellós, sensacional, tremend
English > rattling: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningQuick and energetic.
Example "traveling at a rattling rate"
Synonymsalert, brisk, lively, merry, snappy, spanking, zippy
Broaderenergeticpossessing or exerting or displaying energy
Spanishenérgico, vigoroso, vivaz
Catalanenèrgic, vigorós, vivaç
English > rattling: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders).
Synonymsrattle, rale
Narrowercrepitation raleThe crackling sound heard on auscultation when patients with respiratory diseases inhale
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Catalanranera
Verbsrattleshake and cause to make a rattling noise
rattlemake short successive sounds
English > rattling: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningUsed as intensifiers; 'real' is sometimes used informally for 'really'; 'rattling' is informal.
Example "a rattling good yarn"
Synonymsvery, really, real

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