Synonyms and Antonyms for saber-rattling

1. saber rattling (n.)

the ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used)

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2. saber-toothed (adj.)

having teeth that resemble sabers

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3. rattling (n.)

a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

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4. rattling (adv.)

used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal

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5. rattling (adj.)

quick and energetic

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6. rattling (adj.)

extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers

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7. saber (v.)

kill with a saber

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8. saber (n.)

a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back

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9. saber (n.)

a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle

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10. saber (v.)

cut or injure with a saber

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