RAT

Rat

The Rat is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar, the Year of the Rat is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol 子.

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RAT

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rat

Noun

  1. A medium-sized rodent belonging to the genus Rattus.
  2. A term indiscriminately applied to numerous members of several rodent families (e.g. voles and mice) having bodies longer than about 12 cm, or 5 inches.
  3. A person who is known for betrayal; a scoundrel; a quisling.
  4. An informant or snitch.
  5. A person who routinely spends time at a particular location.
  6. Scab.
  7. Vagina.
  8. A wad of shed hair used as part of a hairstyle.

Verb

  1. To betray someone and tell their secret to an authority or an enemy; to turn someone in, bewray.
    He ratted on his coworker.
    He is going to rat us out!
  2. To kill rats.


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