例句1. her rat of a husband cheated her′
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1.A rodent that resembles a large mouse, typically having a pointed snout and a long tail. Some kinds have become cosmopolitan and are sometimes responsible for transmitting diseases.
‘One rat 's nest can turn into a colony of 50 rats in six months.'
‘Cane rats should not be confused with domestic rodents such as rats and mice which can be disease-carrying vermin.'
‘Adult male albino rats were housed in the controlled temperature and photoperiod.'
‘Luckily we didn't see any dead rats .'
‘It turns out that mice and rats and some other rodents have hearing which looks very similar to ours.'
2.A despicable person, especially a man who has been deceitful or disloyal.
‘her rat of a husband cheated on her'
‘We went back to the set and I watched the Falcon escape from bondage and alert the cops to where the crime boss and his rats were hiding out.'
‘How can you make a philandering love cheat, who works his way through a family of sisters, anything but a rogue and a rat ?'
‘She's doing it all for her own self pleasure, that rat !'
‘I spat at him, ‘I hope your wife finds out what a cheating, lying rat you really are and you get all that you deserve!''
‘he became the most famous rat in mob history'
‘He was supposedly the rat who betrayed the Gibraltar Three, the Eksund gun runners and the IRA men assassinated at Loughgall.'
‘It's different when Right Wingers want to crush free speech and create a police state environment of informers and rats in a house of worship.'
‘Mr. Ken told me that the rat was an informant for the enemy.'
‘It is funny to see that the rats at various British intelligence agencies are already trying to avoid the blame for the lies told to the British people by Blair.'
4.A person who is associated with or frequents a specified place.
‘LA mall rats '
‘At the first, it was decided to axe three popular characters - love rat doctor Matt Ramsden, his teacher wife Charlie, and shopworker Bobbi Lewis.'
‘After spending a long, hard winter as a gym rat shut-in, you're probably hot to trot outdoors.'
‘I'm a 46-year-old Ohio river rat who's gone there half a dozen times to mountain bike and ski.'
‘Rhyming, however, is the favourite sound effect of slang, as in boob tube television, frat rat member of a US college fraternity.'
5.A pad used to give shape and fullness to a woman's hair.
1.A pad used to give shape and fullness to a woman's hair.
‘I just came upstairs to check the price of something on eBay (under $10, rats !) and saw the clock.'
2.Used to express mild annoyance or irritation.
‘Divisions were actually for sale at Behnke, a nursery local to me and I didn't know it - rats !'
1.Used to express mild annoyance or irritation.
‘ ratting is second nature to a Jack Russell'
2.Hunt or kill rats.
‘In another era, perhaps he and his mates would simply have gone out poaching or ratting , grumbling about bloody women along the way.'
‘The Shar Pei still exhibits these herding and ratting instincts.'
‘The dog is immensely pleased with herself; she is heavily pregnant and ratting was evidently a highly desirable break in just sitting in a corner of the kitchen day after day inflating and waiting for the puppies.'
‘The Giant Schnauzer's original job was ratting .'
3.Desert one's party, side, or cause.
‘many of the clans rallied to his support, others ratted and joined the King's forces'
‘Here's an interesting one about sneaky civil servants using their access to databases to rat to the press on Lotto winners.'
‘The Stability Pact was to have kept the currency health, but it became inconvenient for France, which ratted , followed by Germany, France, Italy, Holland, and Greece.'
‘Shortly afterwards, getting into his car, he was called by name and, when he turned, was shot through the forehead by a fellow extremist who suspected he had ratted .'
‘Anna hit me in the arm a little mad that I had ratted so easily.'
4.Shape (hair) with a rat.
‘She's got long black hair, ratted and dry, and it hangs down over her shoulders like a fern that hasn't been watered in weeks.'
‘All he knew was the sad grey eyes of the man, and his long ratted graying hair.'
‘Why does a girl like Gwynie have to go and rat up her hair like that?'
‘Her ponytail was ratted and her bangs were sticking up all over while her braids were perfectly fine as they always were.'
‘There was Stacey in her big girl bra, ratted out hair and adult acne.'