Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rattling

1 sense of rattling

Sense 1
rattle, rattling, rale -- (a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders); "the death rattle")
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rattle

2 senses of rattle

Sense 1
rattle -- (make short successive sounds)
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")
          Phrasal Verb-> rattle off#1; rattle down#1; rattle on#1

Sense 2
rattle -- (shake and cause to make a rattling noise)
       => shake, agitate -- (move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking")

Antonyms of adj rattling

2 senses of rattling

Sense 1
fantastic, grand, howling (prenominal), marvelous, marvellous, rattling (prenominal), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous -- (extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement")

INDIRECT (VIA extraordinary) -> ordinary -- (not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine")

Sense 2
alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy -- (quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze")

INDIRECT (VIA energetic) -> lethargic, unenrgetic -- (deficient in alertness or activity; "bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights")

Similarity of adj rattling

2 senses of rattling

Sense 1
fantastic, grand, howling (prenominal), marvelous, marvellous, rattling (prenominal), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous -- (extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement")
       => extraordinary (vs. ordinary) -- (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature")

Sense 2
alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy -- (quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze")
       => energetic (vs. lethargic) -- (possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction")

Synonyms of adv rattling

1 sense of rattling

Sense 1
very, really, real, rattling -- (used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal; "she was very gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good yarn")

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