rat run

noun

Definition of rat run

British, informal
:a small street that connects larger roads and that drivers use to get more quickly to the place they are going

Word by Word Definitions

rat play
  1. : any of numerous rodents (Rattus and related genera) differing from the related mice especially by considerably larger size

  2. : any of various similar rodents

  3. : a contemptible person: such as

  1. : to betray, desert, or inform on one's associates

  2. : to catch or hunt rats

  3. : to work as a scab

run play
  1. : to go faster than a walk

  2. : to move at a fast gallop

  3. : flee, retreat, escape

  1. : an act or the action of running : continued rapid movement

  2. : a quickened gallop

  3. : a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn

  1. : being in a melted state

  2. : made from molten material : cast in a mold

  3. : having made a migration or spawning run


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