Translation of "rat" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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ratnoun [ C ]

uk /ræt/ us /ræt/

rat noun [ C ] (ANIMAL)

A2 a small rodent, larger than a mouse, that has a long tail and is considered to be harmful

Rats carry disease. 老鼠傳播疾病。
I think we've got rats (= there are rats in our house). 我覺得家裡有老鼠了。

More examples

  • Bottles of lemonade doctored with rat poison were discovered in the kitchen.
  • In biology classes at school we used to dissect rats.
  • The period of gestation of rats is 21 days.
  • The barn was infested with rats.
  • We put down some poisoned bait to kill the rats.

rat noun [ C ] (PERSON)

informal an unpleasant person who deceives others or is not loyal


(Translation of “rat” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)