What are some alternative words for rat?

Synonyms for rat
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rat(noun)

    any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse

    Synonyms:
    betrayer, git, puke, rotter, dirty dog, strikebreaker, stinker, informer, scab, squealer, skunk, scum bag, bum, lowlife, so-and-so, stinkpot, blackleg, crumb, blabber

  2. scab, strikebreaker, blackleg, rat(noun)

    someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

    Synonyms:
    betrayer, git, puke, rotter, dirty dog, strikebreaker, stinker, informer, scab, squealer, skunk, scum bag, bum, lowlife, so-and-so, stinkpot, blackleg, crumb, blabber

  3. rotter, dirty dog, rat, skunk, stinker, stinkpot, bum, puke, crumb, lowlife, scum bag, so-and-so, git(noun)

    a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

    "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"; "the British call a contemptible person a `git'"

    Synonyms:
    vomit, lemon, keister, pot, wood pussy, seat, behind, crumb, butt, nates, hobo, skunk, rear end, blackleg, scum bag, locoweed, sens, barf, layabout, bottom, can, stern, git, informer, fundament, stinker, weed, posterior, buttocks, do-nothing, puke, polecat, stinkpot, backside, bum, grass, green goddess, betrayer, musk turtle, tail, idler, buns, arse, hindquarters, tail end, tush, sess, derriere, so-and-so, vomitus, hind end, rotter, dirty dog, ass, lowlife, tramp, rump, prat, strikebreaker, squealer, fanny, rear, dope, gage, shutout, smoke, loafer, scab, blabber, tooshie

  4. informer, betrayer, rat, squealer, blabber(noun)

    one who reveals confidential information in return for money

    Synonyms:
    double-dealer, puke, rotter, dirty dog, git, double-crosser, strikebreaker, stinker, hog, grunter, informer, so-and-so, pig, squealer, skunk, betrayer, traitor, scum bag, scab, lowlife, bum, stinkpot, blackleg, crumb, blabber, two-timer

  5. rat(verb)

    a pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure

    Synonyms:
    betrayer, git, puke, rotter, dirty dog, strikebreaker, stinker, informer, scab, squealer, skunk, scum bag, bum, lowlife, so-and-so, stinkpot, blackleg, crumb, blabber

  6. rat(verb)

    desert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage

    Synonyms:
    give away, scab, snitch, fink, betray, denounce, shit, shop, blackleg, tell on, grass, stag

  7. rat(verb)

    employ scabs or strike breakers in

    Synonyms:
    give away, scab, snitch, fink, betray, denounce, shit, shop, blackleg, tell on, grass, stag

  8. fink, scab, rat, blackleg(verb)

    take the place of work of someone on strike

    Synonyms:
    give away, snitch, scab, tell on, confess, fink, betray, denounce, shit, shop, blackleg, squeal, grass, stag

  9. rat(verb)

    give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat

    Synonyms:
    give away, scab, snitch, fink, betray, denounce, shit, shop, blackleg, tell on, grass, stag

  10. rat(verb)

    catch rats, especially with dogs

    Synonyms:
    give away, scab, snitch, fink, betray, denounce, shit, shop, blackleg, tell on, grass, stag

  11. denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag(verb)

    give away information about somebody

    "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"

    Synonyms:
    thieve, cop, betray, hook, buy at, stag, let on, mark, stool, reveal, spy, disclose, deceive, expose, defecate, fail, take a shit, frequent, sell, browse, bewray, snoop, snitch, make, brand, fink, lead astray, ca-ca, cheat, shit, give away, grass, break, wander, sleuth, sponsor, crap, shop, glom, grass over, divulge, stigmatize, patronise, shop at, stigmatise, knock off, blackleg, bring out, take a crap, denounce, cuckold, unwrap, patronize, tell on, cheat on, discover, scab, let out

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rat(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    desert one's party (from interested motives), bolt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rats, council, snitch, mole, informer, squealer, c.i., hellhole, rtw

How to pronounce rat?

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How to say rat in sign language?

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How to use rat in a sentence?

  1. Louis Ferrante:

    But the fact that he was a rat, ratting out prisoners ... they're going to be spitting on him.

  2. Jamela Dunbar:

    Money and power is the biggest rat race in our nation today. It is the root of every evil, to gain more control over the poor to keep them in castration. In these modern times, money and power rules. Starting from the top to the bottom, of the hierarchy. Both coming from old money and new money. The split between being born rich with a silver spoon in your mouth, or being born poor living in Ghetto. Or the unforeseen fortune of the poor moving from rags to riches. To eat from the same rich man's plate.”

  3. Charlie Richter:

    We believe our unique TB Detection Rat technology will prove itself as an effective mass-screening tool, we then aim to expand the programme to all prisons, shantytowns, factories and other settings in Tanzania, Mozambique and other high TB-burden countries, as well as in high-risk groups such as those individuals living with HIV/AIDS. This will improve and save lives all over the globe at a low cost.

  4. Director Comey:

    This is the President of the United States calling a witness, who has cooperated with Justice Department a rat, we have to stop being numb to it ; whether you're Republican or Democrat, stand on your feet, overcome your shame and say something.

  5. Charlie Richter:

    We believe our unique TB Detection Rat technology will prove itself as an effective mass-screening tool, we then aim to expand the program to all prisons, shantytowns, factories and other settings in Tanzania, Mozambique and other high TB-burden countries, as well as in high-risk groups such as those individuals living with HIV/AIDS. This will improve and save lives all over the globe at a low cost.


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