rattled


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rattled

1. Shocked, bewildered, flustered, or unnerved. The whole incident left me feeling pretty rattled. I know that Tom was rattled for a while after the accident.
2. slang Intoxicated from alcohol. She looked a little rattled when she was leaving, but she wasn't falling over herself or anything. I'll come out with you for a pint or two, but I don't want to get too rattled.
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slightly rattled

 
1. Inf. upset; confused. Tom was slightly rattled by the policeman at the door. I'm slightly rattled. I'll get over it.
2. Inf. tipsy; intoxicated. He's only slightly rattled. He'll recover by morning. she can be really drunk and still seem only slightly rattled.
See also: rattle, slightly

rattled

1. mod. confused; bewildered. He tends to get a little rattled at minor things.
2. mod. tipsy; alcohol intoxicated. After an hour of drinking, Bill was more than a little rattled.
See also: rattle

slightly rattled

1. mod. upset; confused. (see also rattled.) Tom was slightly rattled by the trouble at the door.
2. mod. tipsy; alcohol intoxicated. She can be stone blind and still seem only slightly rattled.
See also: rattle, slightly
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At 4:15, with 15 minutes of shooting light left, I rattled one last time.
3 : to speak or say quickly or without stopping <He rattled off the answers.
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DURING PHASE 2, RESEARCHERS rattled to bedded bucks wearing activity collars.
If you extrapolate those results, it suggests there's a better than 50-percent chance that you've successfully rattled in a buck, but never knew it.
Most of the bucks I've rattled have come in hard and fast, but some have sneaked in as quietly as a heavily hunted gobbler.
In the early 1960s a story appeared about a Texas biologist named Bob Ramsey who rattled in 26 bucks in a single day.
And everything I've written here might seem like baloney, because last year you might have rattled in a 190-class buck on October 1 in the rain with wind gusts up to 50 mph--and he came in at 1 p.
The ultimate example of this time of golden opportunity was thrust upon me a few years ago when I rattled in--and cleanly killed--three different 160-class bucks, in two different states, in a two-week period
Since that initial attempt with Mike, I've rattled in lots of deer, and, above all, I've found calling to be a lot of fun.
I rattled once and could hear immediate movement coming toward my stand.
One year in Montana I rattled in over two-dozen whitetails during the pre-rut.
From that point on, Scott began visualizing bucks sparring and fighting as he rattled.