Definition of rat terrier in English:

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rat terrier

Entry from US English dictionary


A terrier of a small, short-haired breed originally used for hunting rats and other vermin.
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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Syllabification: rat ter·ri·er

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