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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 Saturday morning the gym rats were out in full force.
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3 a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • I'm done hanging around with that rat.
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son of a gun

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rat (on)

verb

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1 to give information (as to the authorities) about another's improper or unlawful activities
  • Someone must have ratted on us to the police.
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2 to leave (a cause or party) often in order to take up another
  • Many party operatives ratted on the senator's candidacy once her poll numbers started to slip.
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go back on, jump ship, run out on, walk out on

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