Synonyms for Rattle:
n.beanbag, catapult, balloon, action figure, building block, clay, cap, doll's house, dollhouse, construction paper. clack, annoy, brattle, infuriate, frustrate, irritate, anger, antagonize, drive someone mad, madden, provoke. blabber, oscillate, chitchat, words, yak, go on, babble, run on, wobble, prattle, jaw, sway, spiel, swing, bounce, gas, prate, wave, palaver, jabber, gab, vibrate, flutter. groan, crash around, crunch, splash, screech, bang. •clatter (noun)
clank, knock, clack, ratatat, din, noise, drumming, shaking, Pitapat, patter.
•loud noise (noun)
drum, reverberation, chatter, grumble, rumble, chant, throb, drone, thunder, clatter, racket, thrum, roll, buzz, hum, beat.
v.•bang, jiggle (verb)
drum, shake, bounce, clack, clatter, knock, vibrate.
•disconcert, upset someone (verb)
perturb, scare, distract, frighten, bother, disturb, discompose, unnerve.
frighten, threaten, agitate, horrify, haunt, alarm, scare, disturb, unnerve, terrify, intimidate, harrow, panic, set on edge, petrify.
•talk aimlessly, endlessly (verb)
prate, run on, chatter, gab, jabber, babble, jaw, prattle, yak.
brattle, crash around, clack. distract, ruffle, prate, discompose. babble, prattle, perturb. bother, unsettle, disquiet. toss. upset, rock. crunch, splash, shake. •confuse
•Other relevant words:
flurry, bounce, clack, clink, bother, jabber, prattle, flutter, fluster, perturb, yak, brattle, annoy, rock, jaw, discompose, anger, vibrate, rale, irritate, distract, unsettle, gas, clank, patter, noise, blabber, ruffle, babble, toss, knock, bang, din, bump, clash, shake, go on, upset, chitchat, disquiet, rattling, palaver, prate, gab, provoke, spiel, crunch.
Usage examples for rattle
In one instance I had great difficulty in proving that the machine had been used in Georgia, although at the same moment there were three separate sets of this machinery in motion within fifty yards of the building in which the court sat, and all so near that the rattle of the wheels was distinctly heard on the steps of the court house. – Great Inventions and Discoveries by Willis Duff Piercy