Definition of Ratty

1. Adjective. Of or characteristic of rats.

Partainyms: Rat



2. Adjective. Showing signs of wear and tear. "An old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains"
Exact synonyms: Moth-eaten, Shabby, Tatty
Similar to: Worn
Derivative terms: Shabbiness

3. Adjective. Dirty and infested with rats.
Similar to: Dirty, Soiled, Unclean
Derivative terms: Rat

Definition of Ratty

1. Adjective. Similar to a rat; ratlike. ¹

2. Adjective. Infested with rats. ¹

3. Adjective. (colloquial) In poor condition or repair; worn out; battered; tattered; torn. ¹

4. Adjective. (UK colloquial) Irritable, annoyed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ratty

1. infested with rats [adj -TIER, -TIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ratty

rattlines
rattling
rattling(a)
rattlingly
rattlings
rattlins
rattly
ratton
rattons
rattoon
rattooned
rattooning
rattoons
rattrap
rattraps
ratty (current term)
ratu
ratus
raubasine
raucid
raucities
raucity
raucle
raucler
rauclest
raucous
raucously
raucousness
raucousnesses
rauenthalite

Literary usage of Ratty

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1. An Essay on Uses and Trusts: And on the Nature and Operation of Conveyances by Francis Williams Sanders, George Williams Sanders, John Warner (1844)
"ratty, 12 July 1745, MSS. cited, 2 Madd. Chancery, 113, (land purchased in the name of a stranger); ..."

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