Rattling vs Wheezing - What's the difference?

rattling | wheezing |


As nouns the difference between rattling and wheezing

is that rattling is rattle (a sound made by loose objects shaking or vibrating against one another) while wheezing is the quality or symptom of breathing with an audible wheeze.

As verbs the difference between rattling and wheezing

is that rattling is while wheezing is .

As an adjective rattling

is lively, quick (speech, pace).

rattling

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Lively, quick (speech, pace).
  • (intensifier) good, fine.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
  • , chapter=1 citation , passage=“[…] the awfully hearty sort of Christmas cards that people do send to other people that they don't know at all well. You know. The kind that have mottoes like
      Here's rattling good luck and roaring good cheer, / With lashings of food and great hogsheads of beer. […]”}}
  • * (James Joyce)
  • I'd like nothing better this minute, said Mr Browne stoutly, than a rattling fine walk in the country or a fast drive with a good spanking goer between the shafts.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • rattle (a sound made by loose objects shaking or vibrating against one another)
  • (nautical)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • wheezing

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The quality or symptom of breathing with an audible wheeze
  • Verb

    (head)