Synonyms for rattle


1. rattle, rattling, rale, noise
usage: a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders); "the death rattle"
2. rattle, plaything, toy
usage: a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken
3. rattle, tail
usage: loosely connected horny sections at the end of a rattlesnake's tail


1. rattle, sound, go
usage: make short successive sounds
2. rattle, shake, agitate
usage: shake and cause to make a rattling noise
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