Examples of ratty in a Sentence
Those shoes are getting pretty ratty.
some ratty old magazines were the only reading material in the mountaintop cabin
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Tyler George, the American vice skip who wears really ratty sneakers, made two outstanding shots to set up Shuster, who came through in a huge way: a double takeout on his last throw to score two for the Americans and tie the match.
A few Ars staffers have outed themselves as particularly pack-ratty toy collectors, so those people (Sam Machkovech, Aurich Lawson, and Jonathan Gitlin) have their collections broken out as separate galleries.
By the time Belichick reached the lectern for his postgame presser, in a ratty T-shirt with the sleeves cut ragged like a dad out to mow the lawn, his smile had turned smirk.
Is the trash can or ratty lawn chair still in the background?
Most people take out the trash in ratty mesh shorts, some inside-out T-shirt, and house slippers.
From within a variety of environments — including Frances Glessner Lee’s meticulously constructed miniature dioramas of unexplained deaths — Mr. Anthony shines as much light on racist urban planning as on ratty behavior.
The parent birds look ratty by the time the kids have fledged, but a few months later they’re all turned out in fresh feathers.
But the stand-outs, at least to this particular hack, were slightly quirkier—the ratty looking Datsun 510, for example.
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First Known Use of ratty
gone to seed;
RATTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ratty for English Language Learners
: in very bad condition
: easily angered or annoyed
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