Definition of rattletrap
: something rattly or rickety; especially : an old car
Examples of rattletrap in a Sentence
Are you still driving that old rattletrap?
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In the post-Soviet era, demand for the boxy rattletraps plunged ruinously in the face of foreign competition.
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Definition of rattletrap for English Language Learners
: something (such as a car) that is old, noisy, and not in good condition
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