Definition of mall rat in English:

mall rat

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noun

North American informal
  • A young person who frequents shopping malls, usually for social purposes.
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    • The 1980s or early 1990s stereotype of the teenage mall rat as a nuisance has become a bonanza for those who sell.
    • I could have become a runaway materialist, a robotic mall rat who resorts to retail therapy in pursuit of fulfillment.
    • After my time spent as a passive mall rat, I came to think of such places as the modern day equivalent of the old town square.

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