What is another word for rat?

Synonyms for rat
rætrat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ratnoun

    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, ratnoun

    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, gitnoun

    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, blabbernoun

    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. ratverb

    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. ratverb

    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. ratverb

    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, blacklegverb

    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. ratverb

    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. ratverb

    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, stagverb

    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. ratverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rat":

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

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How to use rat in a sentence?

  1. Devorise Dixon on Sunday:

    I spit it out. I looked down at my hand and I realized that it was in the shape of a rat with a tail and everything in it.

  2. Donna Ellis:

    It turns into a rat maze.

  3. Mickey Mehta:

    Everyone wishes to either become this or desire to be like that , everyone who runs the race will always remain a rat. No matter what you try and be , one day you will see, that you are a unique fruit from a unique tree. You are a special fruit , be specialized, wake up to your special talent , get MickeyMized.

  4. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    when I look at you here is what I see:- an open ended tube from mouth to anus. this is called the -human race- who, without love, is a total disgrace, each one trying to find his place in this eternal rat race.I am ras cardo!

  5. Jim McDermott:

    The Republicans keep wanting people to believe you can have things without paying for them, if they want to pull the medical profession and the public through the rat hole, that’s their privilege.


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