[rat-l-trap] /ˈræt lˌtræp/
a shaky, object, as a rickety vehicle.
(informal) a broken-down old vehicle, esp an old car
1766, originally a noun, “knick-knacks, trifles, odds and ends,” from rattle (adj.) + trap, perhaps in the sense in traps (n.2). Hence, “a shabby, rattling object,” especially a rickety coach or other vehicle (1822). The adjectival sense of “rickety” is recorded from 1834.
A ramshackle coach or other vehicle, esp an old car (1822+)
[rat-ling] /ˈræt lɪŋ/ adjective 1. that : a rattling door. 2. remarkably good, lively, or fast: a rattling talk; a rattling gallop. adverb 3. very: a rattling good time. [rat-l] /ˈræt l/ verb (used without object), rattled, rattling. 1. to give out or cause a rapid succession of short, sharp sounds, as in consequence of […]
[rat-lee] /ˈræt li/ adjective 1. tending to ; making or having a sound. /ˈrætlɪ/ adjective -tlier, -tliest 1. having a rattle; rattling
[rat-n] /ˈræt n/ noun, Dialect. 1. a rat.
[ra-toon] /ræˈtun/ noun, verb (used with or without object) 1. . [ra-toon] /ræˈtun/ noun 1. a sprout or shoot from the root of a plant, especially a sugarcane, after it has been cropped. verb (used with or without object) 2. to put forth or cause to put forth ratoons. /ræˈtuːn/ noun, verb 1. a variant […]