how to pronounce rattling


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the above transcription of rattling is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

rattling frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rattling occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

rattling is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of rattling in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… escalatory moves and rattling sabers …”

meanings of rattling


  1. Lively, quick (speech, pace).
  2. Good, fine.


  1. Alternative form of ratline.
  2. Rattle (a sound made by loose objects shaking or vibrating against one another).


  1. Present participle of rattle.

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