vb. To make a rattling sound by striking hard bodies together; to make a succession of abrupt, rattling sounds. To talk fast and noisily; to rattle with the tongue.
- vb. To make a rattling noise with.
- n. A rattling noise, esp. that made by the collision of hard bodies; also, any loud, abrupt sound; a repetition of abrupt sounds. Commotion; disturbance. Rapid, noisy talk; babble; chatter.