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Ratty   /rˈæti/   Listen
Ratty

adjective
1.
Of or characteristic of rats.
2.
Showing signs of wear and tear.  Synonyms: moth-eaten, shabby, tatty.  "Shabby furniture" , "An old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains"
3.
Dirty and infested with rats.






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"Ratty" Quotes from Famous Books



... it down that forenoon and all hands and the cook was on the hurricane deck to man the yards. 'Twas a wonder them boarders didn't turn out the band and fire salutes. Such ohs and ahs! 'Twan't nothing but a ratty old cripple of a sofy, with one leg carried away and most of the canvas in ribbons, but four men lugged it up the steps and the careful way they handled it made you think the Old Home House was a receiving tomb and they was ...
— Cape Cod Stories - The Old Home House • Joseph C. Lincoln



Words linked to "Ratty" :   unclean, worn, dirty, moth-eaten, soiled, rat, shabby, tatty



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