rattly

adjective

rat·​tly ˈrat-lē How to pronounce rattly (audio)
ˈra-tᵊl-ē
: likely to rattle : making a rattle

Examples of rattly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just note to avoid the clear versions—the buttons are rattly. Nena Farrell, WIRED, 12 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rattly was in 1877

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“Rattly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rattly. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

rattly

adjective
rat·​tly ˈrat-lē How to pronounce rattly (audio)
-ᵊl-ē
: likely to rattle : making a rattle
a rattly old car
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