Definition of like a drowned rat
- He came in from the rain looking like a drowned rat.
: any of numerous rodents (Rattus and related genera) differing from the related mice especially by considerably larger size
: any of various similar rodents
: a contemptible person: such as
: to betray, desert, or inform on one's associates
: to catch or hunt rats
: to work as a scab
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