mall rat

noun

: a person who habitually spends a lot of time in shopping malls

Word History

First Known Use

1982, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mall rat was in 1982

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“Mall rat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mall%20rat. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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