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rats

interjection \ˈrats\

—used to express disappointment or annoyance

Full Definition of RATS

—used to express disappointment, frustration, or disgust
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Examples of RATS

  1. <rats, I can't believe anyone would say such a hateful thing>

First Known Use of RATS

1886

Related to RATS

Synonyms
faugh, fie, phew, phooey, yuck, ugh, yech (or yecch)

Rhymes with RATS

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