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synonyms for rattletrap

  • makeshift
  • rickety
  • unsound
  • unstable
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How to use rattletrap in a sentence

It is not gallant in Chauncey to permit the lady to appear in such an antiquated rattletrap.
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
They went out through the doors of the waiting room toward a rattletrap vehicle.
BADGE OF INFAMYLESTER DEL REY
"Excuse me from ever taking such a long trip again in an old rattletrap of a boat like that," declared Bluff.
THE OUTDOOR CHUMS AT CABIN POINTQUINCY ALLEN
Emily, I'm thinkin' of fixin' up Uncle Abner's old rattletrap and openin' a boardin'-house for summer folks in it.
THANKFUL'S INHERITANCEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
The medics were injecting a heart stimulant into him and he was vibrating like a rattletrap car racing over a gravel road.
THE OLD DIE RICHHORACE LEONARD GOLD
People call it an old rattletrap of a house, but that is nothing but envy because they don't live there themselves.
WHAT HAPPENED TO INGER JOHANNEDIKKEN ZWILGMEYER
Helen was enormously amused by the looks of the old rattletrap and the funny appearance of the driver.
RUTH FIELDING DOWN IN DIXIEALICE B. EMERSON
Of course the Rattletrap wasn't a boat which sailed on the water, though I don't know as I thought to mention this before.
THE VOYAGE OF THE RATTLETRAPHAYDEN CARRUTH
The Rattletrap itself had tried to run before the gale, but I had put on the brake and stopped it.
THE VOYAGE OF THE RATTLETRAPHAYDEN CARRUTH
Once back in the cabin of the Rattletrap, we scarcely ventured out again.
THE VOYAGE OF THE RATTLETRAPHAYDEN CARRUTH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RATTLETRAP

  • bucket of bolts
  • clunker
  • heap
  • junker
  • rattletrap
  • tin lizzie
  • wreck
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