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rattle around

Definition of rattle around

informal

  1. :  to live or spend time in a place that is very big <Her husband died last year, and now she's just rattling around in that huge house by herself.> <We rattled around Europe last summer.> —sometimes used figuratively <An old song has been rattling around in my head all day.>



Word by Word Definitions

rattleplay
  1. :  to make a rapid succession of short sharp noises

    :  to chatter incessantly and aimlessly

    :  to move with a clatter or rattle

  1. :  a device that produces a rattle

    :  a case containing pellets used as a baby's toy

    :  the sound-producing organ on a rattlesnake's tail

  1. :  to furnish with ratlines

aroundplay
  1. :  in a circle or in circumference

    :  in, along, or through a circuit

    :  on all or various sides :  in every or any direction

  1. :  on all sides of

    :  so as to encircle or enclose

    :  so as to avoid or get past :  on or to another side of

  1. :  about

    :  being in existence, evidence, or circulation


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