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Rat

Definition

[n] any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
[n] one who reveals confidential information in return for money
[n] a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible; "only a rotter would do that"; "kill the rat"; "throw the bum out"; "you cowardly little pukes!"
[n] someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
[v] give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
[v] catch rats, esp. with dogs
[v] give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat
[v] take the place of work of someone on strike
[v] employ scabs or strike breakers in (an industry)
[v] desert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage

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