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1 definition by Steve Baril

 
1.
leaving a reduced / non tip to a server at a restaurant for failure to bring you a drink refill (or even ask if you want another).

The rattlesnake is shaking your ice to try to get their attention.
When you eat at a restaurant and your drink runs dry. The server, for whatever reason, will not come by to give you a refill. You summon the "no tip rattlesnake" by shaking the ice in your glass to try to get their attention. You either do not get a drink, or it takes forever.
by Steve Baril October 04, 2008
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