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noun
  1. Someone who takes part in a race.
  2. A racehorse.
  3. An animal known for its fast speed, or suitable for racing; applied especially to a number of North American snakes, certain kinds of lake trout, etc.
  4. A vehicle or other device used for racing.
rattle Tweet Definition of rattle Like Definition of rattle on Facebook
noun
  1. (onomatopoeia) a sound made by loose objects shaking or vibrating against one another
I wish they would fix the under my dashboard.
  1. a baby's toy designed to make sound when shaken, usually containing loose grains or pellets in a hollow container
verb (rattl, es)
  1. (transitive) (ergative) to create a sound by shaking
Rattle the can of cat treats if you need to find Fluffy.
  1. (transitive) to scare, startle, unsettle, or unnerve
The accident really rattled him.
  1. (intransitive) to make a rattling noise; to make noise by or from shaking
''I wish the dashboard in my car would quit rattling.
rattler Tweet Definition of rattler Like Definition of rattler on Facebook
noun (pluralrattlers)
  1. (especially, US) A rattlesnake.
rattlesnake Tweet Definition of rattlesnake Like Definition of rattlesnake on Facebook
noun
  1. Any of various poisonous American snakes, of genera Crotalus and Sistrurus, having a rattle at the end of its tail.
reptile Tweet Definition of reptile Like Definition of reptile on Facebook
noun
  1. A cold-blooded vertebrate of the Class Reptilia.
reptilian Tweet Definition of reptilian Like Definition of reptilian on Facebook
adjective
  1. reptile, Reptile-like.
  2. Of or referring to reptiles.
  3. Having the characteristics of a reptile.
  4. treacherous, Treacherous.
Ridley Tweet Definition of Ridley Like Definition of Ridley on Facebook
proper noun
  1. an English surname
  2. a male or female given name derived from the surname

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