Definitions For Rat


  • Any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
  • A pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure
  • One who reveals confidential information in return for money
  • A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
  • Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
  • A small animal that has a pointed nose and a long, thin tail
  • A person who is not loyal or who cannot be trusted
  • A person who is bad or cruel
  • To tell someone in authority (such as the police) about something wrong that someone has done : to betray someone ( US)


  • Give away information about somebody
  • Catch rats, especially with dogs
  • Give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat
  • Take the place of work of someone on strike
  • Employ scabs or strike breakers in
  • Desert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage

Is Rat a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Rat is worth 3 points in Scrabble and 3 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Rat in a Sentence

  • A dirty old building infested by rats and mice
  • I can't believe that rat turned us in to the police!
  • No one understands why she's with a rat like him.
  • The teacher knows what we did, which means that somebody ratted.

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