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Definition of rats

used to express disappointment, frustration, or disgust

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rats, I can't believe anyone would say such a hateful thing

First Known Use of rats

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Rats.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rats. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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informal used to express disappointment or annoyance

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