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rat

noun

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1 a person who provides information about another's wrongdoing
  • the drug mule refused to turn rat without a guarantee of immunity

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2 someone who regularly spends time in a particular place
  • on Friday night the mall rats were out in full force

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3 a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • no one can understand what she finds appealing in a rat like him

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rat

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of rat (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of rat was before the 12th century

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“Rat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rat. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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