a : infested with rats
b : of, relating to, or suggestive of a rat
Examples of RATTY
- Those shoes are getting pretty ratty.
- <some ratty old magazines were the only reading material in the mountaintop cabin>
First Known Use of RATTY
Related to RATTY
- beat-up, bombed-out, dilapidated, dog-eared, down-at-the-heels (or down-at-heel also down-at-the-heel or down-at-heels), dumpy, grungy, mangy, mean, miserable, moth-eaten, neglected, shabby, run-down, scrubby, scruffy, seedy, sleazy, tacky, tatterdemalion, tatty, threadbare, timeworn, tumbledown
- admirable, commendable, creditable, laudable, meritorious, praiseworthy
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