What are some alternative words for rat?

Synonyms for ratræt

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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, rat, 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

    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, rat, 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, rat, 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, rat, 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

    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, rat, let out

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rat(v. n.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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


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