Definitions for rat

Definitions for (noun) rat

Main entry: rat

Definition: any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse

Main entry: rat

Definition: a pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure

Main entry: squealer, informer, betrayer, blabber, rat

Definition: one who reveals confidential information in return for money

Main entry: rotter, skunk, so-and-so, scum bag, stinker, stinkpot, rat, puke, bum, lowlife, git, crumb, dirty dog

Definition: a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

Usage: only a rotter would do that; kill the rat; throw the bum out; you cowardly little pukes!; the British call a contemptible person a `git'

Main entry: scab, rat, strikebreaker, blackleg

Definition: someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

Definitions for (verb) rat

Main entry: rat, stag, snitch, shit, shop, denounce, betray, tell on, give away, grass

Definition: give away information about somebody

Usage: He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam

Main entry: rat

Definition: catch rats, especially with dogs

Main entry: rat

Definition: give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat

Main entry: fink, scab, blackleg, rat

Definition: take the place of work of someone on strike

Main entry: rat

Definition: employ scabs or strike breakers in

Main entry: rat

Definition: desert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage

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