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rat
British English: /rat/
American English: /ræt/

Translation of rat in German:

noun

  • 1
    Ratte, die
    brown or sewer rat look like a drowned rat
    [colloquial]
    wie eine gebadete Maus aussehen
    [colloquial]
    rats! [colloquial] (drat it!)
    verflixt!
    [colloquial]
    verdammt!
    [colloquial]
    (nonsense!)
    Quatsch!
    [colloquial]
    smell a rat [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    Lunte od. den Braten riechen
    [colloquial]
    rats leaving or deserting the [sinking] ship
    [figurative]
    Ratten, die das sinkende Schiff verlassen
    muskrat, → water rat
  • 2 [colloquial] [derogatory]
    (unpleasant person)
    Ratte, die
    [coarse]

intransitive verb -tt-

  • Ratten jagen
    be out ratting
    auf Rattenfang sein

Phrasal verbs

rat on

transitive verb [colloquial] 1
(inform on) [colloquial]
2 (go back on)
nicht halten
(Versprechen)
Verrat üben an
+ Dat. (Politik)
sitzen lassen
[colloquial] (Person)

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