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plural of rat entry 1


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used to express disappointment, frustration, or disgust

Examples of rats in a Sentence

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

Word History

First Known Use


1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rats was in 1818

Dictionary Entries Near rats

Cite this Entry

“Rats.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rats. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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