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rattling

adjective rat·tling \ ˈrat-liŋ \

Definition of rattling

1 : lively, brisk
  • moved at a rattling pace
2 : extraordinarily good : splendid

rattlingly

play \ˈrat-liŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of rattling in a Sentence

  1. we drove off at a rattling pace

First Known Use of rattling

1600

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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rattling

adverb

Definition of rattling

: to an extreme degree : very
  • a rattling good story

First Known Use of rattling

1828

in the meaning defined above

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RATTLING Defined for English Language Learners

rattling

Definition of rattling for English Language Learners

  • : very or extremely



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