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German translation of “rat”

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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