Pronunciation of Rat
/ɹˈat/, /ɹˈat/, /ɹ_ˈa_t/
Synonyms for rat:
tattletale, tattler, tattle.
Other synonyms and related words:
bugger, slob, behind, posterior, denizen, buy at, sing, tail end, backside, tell on, apostatize, bum, turn, stoolie, jerk, loafer, buns, dirty dog, prat, brand, seat, rump, turncoat, snitcher, desert, do-nothing, betray, beast, stern, blabber, chuff, squealer, grass, fink, stigmatize, scuzzball, lead astray, so-and-so, nates, heel, snitch, can, musk turtle, tergiversate, cur, make, clown, stigmatise, varmint, patronise, strikebreaker, buzzard, traitor, mark, glom, stool, scab, denounce, blackleg, peach, rotter, shop, accuser, let on, tail, Double dealer, tip, divulge, confess, cop, scum, grass over, scumbag, betrayer, tattler, weed, smoke, rascal, louse, churl, tipster, break, deep throat, defector, blighter, inform, vomitus, Runagate, ratfink, whistle-blower, judas, cad, renegade, shop at, vomit, vermin, sponsor, derriere, browse, stinker, talebearer, scum bag, butt, hind end, snake, spy, tattle, Haunter, let out, informant, defect, nark, informer, keister, stinkpot, deceive, cheat, talk, bottom, wander, sess, lout, cheat on, hook, hindquarters, reptile, frequent, toad, creep, disclose, tush, Stinkard, Tergiversator, sens, buttocks, idler, lemon, unwrap, gage, bounder, bewray, locoweed, fundament, squeak, layabout, double-crosser, fail, deserter, canary, squeal, grunter, Git, patronize, thieve, discover, crumb, fanny, cuckold, apostate, expose, tattletale, puke, give away, bring out, reveal.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
deserter, fifth column, ratfink, turncoat.
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
snitcher, informant, stool pigeon, tattletale, tipster, stoolie, tattler.
Sense 5 (noun)
bad person (noun)
camelopard, leopard, fox, echidna, platypus, gazelle, ibex, coyote, camel, panda, chipmunk, chinchilla, jackal, cavy, wallaby, dog, ox, rhinoceros, giraffe, stag, skunk, possum, gopher, koala, sable, ermine, hog, pig, hamster, otter, mouse, wombat, panther, caribou, reindeer, cougar, tiger, cheetah, porcupine, bison, goat, cow, sheep, ferret, mink, llama, marmot, cat, hedgehog, swine, wolf, horse, alpaca, antelope, dromedary, zebra, jaguar, hyena, donkey, Lynx, beaver, mongoose, elephant, deer, moose, yak, kangaroo, rabbit, raccoon, sloth, bobcat, buffalo, puma, mole, lemming, stoat, ocelot, shrew, opossum, gnu, hare, elk, arctic fox, hippopotamus, lion, bear, squirrel, polecat, dingo, burro, weasel, mule.
puke, give away, crumb, blabber, stinker, rotter, stinkpot, peach, snitch, skunk, so-and-so, betrayer, denounce, grass, stag, informer, scum bag, betray, bum, strikebreaker, scab, tell on, shop, squealer, blackleg.
Usage examples for rat:
- I knew then that a cry from those depths would not carry far; and the fear at my heart gave a sharp, rat- like bite. - "The Motor Maid", Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson.
- " I have been, moreover, informed," said the Cat, " but I know not how to believe it, that you have also the power to take on you the shape of the smallest animals; for example, to change yourself into a rat or a mouse; but I must own to you I take this to be impossible." - "The Blue Fairy Book", Various.