Translation of "rat" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ræt/ us /ræt/

A2 an animal that looks like a large mouse and has a long tail

Rats carry disease.

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


noun /rat/

a small animal with a long tail, like a mouse but larger

The rats have eaten holes in those bags of flour.

an offensive word for an unpleasant and untrustworthy person

You dirty rat!
rat race noun

the fierce, unending competition for success etc.

lucha por la vida, competencia
She wants to escape the rat race.
smell a rat

to have a feeling that something is not as it should be; to have suspicions

haber gato encerrado
I smell a rat. This deal is too good to be true.

(Translation of “rat” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)