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Synonyms for rat

rat on something

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smell a rat

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  • suspect something
  • doubt someone
  • distrust someone
  • mistrust someone
  • harbour suspicions about someone or something
  • have your doubts about someone or something

Synonyms for rat

one who betrays

one who gives incriminating information about others

to abandon one's cause or party usually to join another

to be treacherous to

to give incriminating information about others, especially to the authorities

Synonyms for rat

someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

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a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

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

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

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employ scabs or strike breakers in

take the place of work of someone on strike

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

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catch rats, especially with dogs

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give away information about somebody

References in classic literature ?
"I'm not afraid of rats; I will help you to find him; and whip him too!
"Yes, it is infested with rats," said Tabitha tearfully, "I caught seven young ones out of one hole in the back kitchen, and we had them for dinner last Saturday.
"The rats get upon my nerves, Cousin Ribby," said Tabitha.
Now this is what had been happening to Tom Kitten, and it shows how very unwise it is to go up a chimney in a very old house, where a person does not know his way, and where there are enormous rats.
The two rats consulted together for a few minutes and then went away.
Presently the rats came back and set to work to make him into a dumpling.
The rats dropped the rolling-pin, and listened attentively.
But there was a strong smell of rats; and John Joiner spent the rest of the morning sniffing and whining, and wagging his tail, and going round and round with his head in the hole like a gimlet.
After that, there were no more rats for a long time at Tabitha Twitchit's.
They hang up the rats' tails in a row or the barn door, to show how many they have caught--dozens and dozens of them.
"The rats are bad enough," said Miss Merle Merryweather.
Naturally, the cats that performed with the rats were too cowed for this.
Destined to be boiled, skinned and then cooked in a spicy gravy, rat is more popular than chicken and pork with customers at the Sunday market in the village of Kumarikata in Assam state.
Researchers monitored the behavior and movement of microchipped rats in the presence of cats living in the same area.
Hina of Lady Reading Hospital who is dealing with rat