Definition of rattly in US English:



  • See rattle

    • ‘I looked around and found an old amplifier with a rattly speaker.’
    • ‘The 80s model was a rattly, angular, unreliable thing.’
    • ‘It looks exactly like that, although the fridge is no longer a rattly aquamarine-coloured thing from the early 70s.’
    • ‘I am on a rattly bus heading past a huge ancient pyramid.’
    • ‘Imagine my surprise and chagrin when I realised that I could not hear any music above the din of the rattly old Northern Line train.’