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Translation of "rat" - English-German dictionary

rat

noun /rat/
a small animal with a long tail, like a mouse but larger die Ratte The rats have eaten holes in those bags of flour.
an offensive word for an unpleasant and untrustworthy person der/die Überläufer(in) You dirty rat!
rat race
the fierce, unending competition for success etc. harter Konkurrenzkampf
smell a rat
to have a feeling that something is not as it should be; to have suspicions Lunte riechen I smell a rat. This deal is too good to be true.
(Definition of rat from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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