HyperDic: rat

English > 11 senses of the word rat:
NOUNanimalratany of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger / larger than a mouse
person rat, scab, strikebreaker, blacklegsomeone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
person rat, rotter, dirty dog, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, gita person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
person rat, informer, betrayer, squealer, blabberone who reveals confidential information in return for money
artifactrata pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure
VERBsocialratdesert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage
socialratemploy scabs or strike breakers in
socialrat, fink, scab, blacklegtake the place of work of someone on strike
contactratgive (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat
contactratcatch rats, especially with dogs
communicationrat, denounce, tell on, betray, give away, grass, shit, shop, snitch, staggive away information about somebody
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English > rat: 11 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger / larger than a mouse.
Narrowerbandicoot rat, mole ratburrowing scaly-tailed rat of India and Ceylon
black rat, roof rat, Rattus rattusCommon household pest originally / originally from Asia that has spread worldwide / worldwide
brown rat, Norway rat, Rattus norvegicusCommon domestic rat
jerboa ratlarge Australian rat with hind legs adapted for leaping
pocket ratAny of various rodents with cheek pouches
rice rat, Oryzomys palustrisHardy agile rat of grassy marshes of Mexico and the southeastern United States
Broaderrodent, gnawerrelatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
Spanishrata, rattus
Catalanrata, rat
Adjectivesratlikeresembling or characteristic of a rat
rattyof or characteristic of rats
rattydirty and infested with rats
Verbsratcatch rats, especially with dogs
English > rat: 11 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.
Synonymsscab, strikebreaker, blackleg
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation
Spanishcarnero, esquirol, rompe-huelga, rompe-huelgas, rompehuelgas
Catalanesquirol
Verbsrattake the place of work of someone on strike
ratemploy scabs or strike breakers in
English > rat: 11 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible.
Example "kill the rat"
Synonymsrotter, dirty dog, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishbribón, cabrón, canalla, fulano, Fulano, gilipollas, git, miserable, perro, rata, sinvergüenza, vagabundo, villano, vómito, zorro
Catalanbrètol, cabró, canalla, fill de puta, gilipollas, git, pocavergonya, rata
Verbsratdesert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage
English > rat: 11 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningOne who reveals confidential information in return for money.
Synonymsinformer, betrayer, squealer, blabber
Narrowerfink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie, sneak, sneaker, canarysomeone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
nark, copper's narkAn informer or spy working for the police
supergrass, grassA police informer who implicates many people
Broaderinformant, sourceA person who supplies information
Spanishconfidente, delator, informador
Catalanconfident, delator, informador
Verbsratgive away information about somebody
English > rat: 11 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure.
Part ofhairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coifThe arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
BroaderpadA flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort
Verbsratgive (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat
English > rat: 11 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningdesert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderdefect, desertdesert (a cause, a country or an army) , often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army
Spanishchaquetear
Nounsrata person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
rattera disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
English > rat: 11 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningemploy scabs or strike breakers in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categoryindustry, manufactureThe organized action of making of goods and services for sale
Broaderhire, engage, employEngage or hire for work
Spanishcontratar esquiroles
Nounsratsomeone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
rattera disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
English > rat: 11 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningTake the place of work of someone on strike.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsfink, scab, blackleg
Broaderwork, do workBe employed
Nounsratsomeone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
rattera disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
English > rat: 11 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningGive (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderpad, fill outLine or stuff with soft material
Nounsrata pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure
English > rat: 11 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningcatch rats, especially with dogs.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadercapture, catchCapture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
Spanishcazar ratas
Nounsratany of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger / larger than a mouse
ratterany of several breeds of terrier developed to catch rats
English > rat: 11 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaninggive away information about somebody.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsdenounce, tell on, betray, give away, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag
Narrowersell someone outGive information that compromises others
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishacusar, delatar, denunciar, traicionar
Catalandenunciar, trair
Nounsratone who reveals confidential information in return for money
rattera disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
rattingto furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favors)

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