rattler

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Etymology[edit]

rattle +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

rattler (plural rattlers)

  1. Anything that rattles.
  2. (chiefly US, informal) A rattlesnake.
  3. A freight train or, (chiefly Britain), a decrepit passenger train.
  4. (colloquial, dated) A loud, inconsiderate talker.
  5. (colloquial, dated) A stunning blow.
  6. (colloquial, dated) An impudent lie; a whopper.

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