rattle off

Definition of rattle off


  1. :  to say (something) quickly or easily from memory She rattled off the names of all 50 states.

Word by Word Definitions

  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

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

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