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rat pack 1

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noun

informal
1A group of journalists and photographers who pursue celebrities in a relentless or aggressive way: the rat pack of showbiz hacks
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  • The London Evening Standard had led the press rat pack in attacking the tube workers.
  • Mr. Speaker, I know you are aware of the rat pack in Ottawa.
  • At the time, it stops the clamouring at the door and satisfies the rat pack, who just wanted crumbs from the government anyway.
2 (the Rat Pack) The name given to the group of 1960s actors that included Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, and Sammy Davis Jr.
2.1North American A group of friends or associates.
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  • But we had a determined rat pack 8 strong - the best guys on the mountain.

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rat pack 2

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noun

British informal
A ration pack issued by the army to men on duty away from base camp.
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  • None was forthcoming, so I made a deal with the devil and concocted a cup of chocolate consisting of the heat-whitened end of a Flake, most of a waxen bar of choc from an Army rat pack, and instant coffee.
  • Yesterday I only used four packets, so toady I used the other three and mixed the sauce plus chilli sauce and the beans from today's rat pack.
  • We're taking out about three boxes of human waste and about 10 bags of burnable rubbish, a bag of recyclable rubbish, quite a lot of unused rat packs, and a couple of polar pyramid tents.

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