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Slang

rat

This page is about the slang term rat

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

a. very unpopular

b. really friendly

c. highly respected

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey