What are some alternative words for rat?

Synonyms for rat
ræt

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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?

  1. rat

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How to use rat in a sentence?

  1. Scott Kelly:

    That would be me. I think I'm the lab rat.

  2. Todd Fisher:

    He had just moved in, and he was showing us around the house, i had just gotten to town and, being a teenager, he assumed that Carrie Fisher and I were smoking a little pot … So he puts his arm around me and he goes, ‘ Hey, man. ’ Puts a couple joints in my pocket, and he goes, ‘ Do n’t go to strangers. ’ I ’d only known him from the movies. I was a little kid when he made the movie ‘ The Rat Race ’ with my mother, and nobody was even thinking in these terms … At that moment, my mother did n’t know Carrie Fisher and I were smoking pot at all. He was even kind of hiding it from her. So it was a little bit of a revelation.

  3. Masahiro Takeda:

    The capybaras are the highlight of our zoo, so we're taking the Year of the Rat as an opportunity to push their popularity up even more, we're really hoping that this will catch on with people from all over the world visiting Japan too.

  4. Jane Lynch:

    You're the ones who watched a rat dragging a pizza down a flight of stairs 9 million times, you're the ones who made the man bun an OK thing for a dude to wear.

  5. Carolyn Bragdon:

    What we know from the pilot is that we have the ability to crash a rat population by 80 to 90 percent.


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