Definition of death rattle in English:

death rattle

Line breaks: death rat¦tle

noun

  • A gurgling sound sometimes heard in a dying person’s throat.
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    • He laughed, a harsh croaking sound like the death rattle from a blood-choked throat.
    • It was one of those critical moments in science when, if you listen carefully, you can hear the death rattle of long - held assumptions, as they crumble into dust.
    • There was a raspy sigh that sounded more like a death rattle.

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