rattle around

phrasal verb
rattled around; rattling around; rattles around

Definition of rattle around

informal
: 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 figurativelyAn old song has been rattling around in my head all day.

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“Rattle around.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rattle%20around. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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