What does the word rat mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A rodent infesting houses, barns, ships, etc.

Usage examples for rat

  1. Then he sprang from bed and gave a rat tat at Ethels door. – The Young Visiters or, Mr. Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford
  2. He could not tell her he was not the Rat. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  3. The rat quickly obeyed Wesakchak and sank down through the water in search of dry land. – Thirty Indian Legends by Margaret Bemister