Definition of rat terrier in English:

rat terrier

Syllabification: rat ter·ri·er

noun

  • A terrier of a small, short-haired breed originally used for hunting rats and other vermin.
    More example sentences
    • Sadie is a 6 month old mini rat terrier.
    • And yes, we were aware of her raising the rat terriers.
    • She is part Corgi, part rat terrier.

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