Definition of Ratter

1. Noun. A disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc..

Exact synonyms: Apostate, Deserter, Recreant, Renegade, Turncoat
Generic synonyms: Quitter
Derivative terms: Apostate, Apostatise, Apostatize, Desert, Desert, Rat, Rat, Rat, Rat, Recreant, Renegade



2. Noun. Any of several breeds of terrier developed to catch rats.
Exact synonyms: Rat Terrier
Generic synonyms: Terrier
Specialized synonyms: Black-and-tan Terrier, Manchester Terrier
Derivative terms: Rat

Definition of Ratter

1. n. One who, or that which, rats, as one who deserts his party.

Definition of Ratter

1. Noun. Anything which catches rats, especially a dog trained to catch them; a rat terrier. ¹

2. Noun. One who rats; a traitor; a deserter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ratter

1. an animal used for catching rats [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ratter

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rattails
rattan
rattan cane
rattan palm
rattans
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ratteen
ratteens
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rattened
rattener
ratteners
rattening
rattens
ratter (current term)
ratteries
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ratticides
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rattiest
rattily
rattiness
rattinet
rattinets
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rattish

Literary usage of Ratter

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1. The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage by Sir James Balfour Paul (1905)
"The earldom of Caithness devolved on William Sinclair of ratter, descended from SIR JOHN SINCLAIR of Greenland, third son of John, Master of Caithness (see ..."

2. The School World (1905)
"What crimes are committed in thy name ! It cannot be said that the ratter, the boy with the Blutlust and the boy who prepared himself for the evening party ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1883)
"TOWNSHIP OP ratter. PENETANGUISHENE, ONTARIO. November 16th, 1882. SIR,—I have the honour to inform you that, in accordance with your instructions of the ..."

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