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Meaning: a horrible, nasty person

For example:

  • That guy's such a rat. He'd sell his own mother if it'd help him get what he wants.

  • When Debbie married her husband he was a nice guy, but he turned into a rat when he started drinking too much.

Quick Quiz:

Someone who's often called a rat is probably
  1. very unpopular
  2. really friendly
  3. highly respected

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