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used to express disgust
  • rats, I can't believe anyone would say such a hateful thing

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plural of rat

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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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present tense third-person singular of rat

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The first known use of rats was in 1818

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“Rats.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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