Synonyms for rat

Synonyms for (noun) rat

Synonyms: rat

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

Similar words: rodent, gnawer

Definition: relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing


Synonyms: rat

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

Similar words: pad

Definition: a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort


Synonyms: squealer, informer, betrayer, blabber, rat

Definition: one who reveals confidential information in return for money

Similar words: informant, source

Definition: a person who supplies information


Synonyms: 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'

Similar words: unpleasant person, disagreeable person

Definition: a person who is not pleasant or agreeable


Synonyms: scab, rat, strikebreaker, blackleg

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

Similar words: worker

Definition: a person who works at a specific occupation

Usage: he is a good worker

Synonyms for (verb) rat

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: inform

Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to

Usage: I informed him of his rights


Synonyms: rat

Definition: catch rats, especially with dogs

Similar words: capture, catch

Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

Usage: I caught a rabbit in the trap today


Synonyms: rat

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

Similar words: fill out, pad

Definition: line or stuff with soft material

Usage: pad a bra


Synonyms: fink, scab, blackleg, rat

Definition: take the place of work of someone on strike

Similar words: do work, work

Definition: be employed

Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college


Synonyms: rat

Definition: employ scabs or strike breakers in

Similar words: hire, employ, engage

Definition: engage or hire for work

Usage: They hired two new secretaries in the department; How many people has she employed?


Synonyms: rat

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

Similar words: defect, desert

Definition: desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army

Usage: If soldiers deserted Hitler's army, they were shot