rattle away


rattle away
talk constantly, chatter; produce a series of fast knocking or tapping sounds

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • rattle — ► VERB 1) make or cause to make a rapid succession of short, sharp knocking or clinking sounds. 2) move or travel while making such sounds. 3) (rattle about/around in) be in or occupy (too large a space). 4) informal make nervous, worried, or… …   English terms dictionary

  • Rattle — Rat tle (r[a^]t t l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rattled} ( t ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rattling} ( tl[i^]ng).] [Akin to D. ratelen, G. rasseln, AS. hr[ae]tele a rattle, in hr[ae]telwyrt rattlewort; cf. Gr. kradai nein to swing, wave. Cf. {Rail} a bird.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rattle on — verb talk incessantly and tiresomely • Syn: ↑yack, ↑jaw, ↑yack away, ↑yap away • Derivationally related forms: ↑yack (for: ↑yack) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rattle and Hum — Infobox Album Name = Rattle and Hum Type = Studio Longtype = with live tracks Artist = U2 Released = 10 October 1988 Recorded = Sun Studio, Memphis, Tennessee, 1987–1988 Genre = Rock, roots rock [cite web | url =… …   Wikipedia

  • rattle — [[t]ræ̱t(ə)l[/t]] rattles, rattling, rattled 1) V ERG When something rattles or when you rattle it, it makes short sharp knocking sounds because it is being shaken or it keeps hitting against something hard. She slams the kitchen door so hard I… …   English dictionary

  • rattle — verb 1》 make or cause to make a rapid succession of short, sharp knocking sounds.     ↘move or travel with a knocking sound: trains rattled past. 2》 informal make nervous, worried, or irritated. 3》 (rattle about/around in) be in or occupy (an… …   English new terms dictionary

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