Definition of rattletrap in English:


Line breaks: rattle|trap
Pronunciation: /ˈrat(ə)ltrap


An old or rickety vehicle: that’s assuming my rattletrap is fit for the road [as modifier]: a rattletrap lorry
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  • Bouncing toward home in our old rattletrap truck, I felt not just happy but satisfied, already intuiting that time spent on a riverbank is not wasted.
  • The car was a rattletrap, and when we slowed down, dust would Come boiling in, even with the windows shut.
  • But it sure would be nice if the shiny new tankers were at least as good as the ancient rattletraps they were replacing.

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