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  Words related to rat

Related / Similar Words: informer, betrayer, squealer, blabber, rotter, dirty dog, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git, scab, strikebreaker, blackleg

 

Definition:
  • any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse;
  • a pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman''s coiffure;
  • one who reveals confidential information in return for money;
  • a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git''";
  • someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike;
  • catch rats, especially with dogs;
  • give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat;
  • take the place of work of someone on strike;
  • employ scabs or strike breakers in;
  • desert one''s party or group of friends, for example, for one''s personal advantage;

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    Hyponyms: pocket rat, brown rat, Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus, black rat, roof rat, Rattus rattus, bandicoot rat, mole rat, jerboa rat, rice rat, Oryzomys palustris, fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stoolie, sneak, sneaker, canary, nark, copper's nark, supergrass

     

    Part Meronyms: hairdo, hair style, coiffure

     

    Derivational Morphology: spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab out, chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, gibber, blabber, gabble, confess, squeal, shrive, betray, sell, inform, scab, blackleg, rat terrier, ratter, strikebreaker, deserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, recreant, rotter, dirty dog, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git

     

    Anagrams: art, tar

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: rot   Albanian: miu i gjirizeve  
    Basque: arratoi   Belarusian: пацук  
    Bosnian: pacov   Breton: razh  
    Bulgarian: плъх   Catalan: rata  
    Chinese: 老鼠   Croatian: štakor  
    Danish: rotte   Dutch: rat  
    Esperanto: rato   Estonian: rott  
    Finnish: rotta   French: rat  
    Frisian: rôt   Galician: rata  
    German: Ratte   Greek: αρουραίος  
    Hungarian: patkány   Icelandic: rotta  
    Interlingua: ratto   Irish: francach dubh  
    Italian: topo   Japanese:  
    Korean:   Latin: mus  
    Latvian: žurka   Lithuanian: žiurkė  
    Macedonian: стаорец   Malay: tikus  
    Malayalam: എലി   Maltese: far  
    Norwegian: rotte   Polish: szczur  
    Portuguese: rato   Romanian: şobolan  
    Russian: крыса   Slovak: potkan  
    Slovene: podgana   Spanish: rata  
    Swahili: panya   Swedish: råtta  
    Tagalog: daga   Telugu: ఎలుక  
    Turkish: sıçan   Ukrainian: пацюк  
    Vietnamese: chuột   Welsh: llygoden fawr  
     
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