HyperDic: ratter

English > 2 senses of the word ratter:
NOUNperson ratter, deserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, recreanta disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
animalratter, rat terrierany of several breeds of terrier developed to catch rats
English > ratter: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc..
Synonymsdeserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, recreant
BroaderquitterA person who gives up too easily
Spanishapóstata, desertor, renegado, tránsfuga
Catalanapòstata, oportunista, renegat
Verbsratgive away information about somebody
ratdesert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage
rattake the place of work of someone on strike
ratemploy scabs or strike breakers in
English > ratter: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of several breeds of terrier developed to catch rats.
Synonymrat terrier
NarrowerManchester terrier, black-and-tan terrierA breed of short-haired rat terrier with a black-and-tan coat that was developed in Manchester, England
BroaderterrierAny of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally / originally trained to hunt animals living underground
Verbsratcatch rats, especially with dogs

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