rattle through

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of rattle through

British
: to do (something) quickly
  • We rattled through the meeting.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to chatter incessantly and aimlessly

  3. : to move with a clatter or rattle

  1. : a device that produces a rattle

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

  3. : a rapid succession of sharp clattering sounds

  1. : to furnish with ratlines


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