rat·​bag ˈrat-ˌbag How to pronounce ratbag (audio)
chiefly Australia
: a stupid, eccentric, or disagreeable person

Examples of ratbag in a Sentence

some ratbag who couldn't survive a day in the outback

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ratbag was in 1890

Dictionary Entries Near ratbag

Cite this Entry

“Ratbag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ratbag. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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