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There are 13 meanings of the word Rats.

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Rats - as a noun

Any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse

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Someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

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A person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

Example: "Only a rotter would do that"

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crumb11dirty doglowlife13puke10rotter6scum bagscumbag14skunk13so-and-sostinker11stinkpot14

One who reveals confidential information to the police or other authority

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A pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure

Rats - as a verb

Desert one's party or group of friends, for example, for one's personal advantage

Employ scabs or strike breakers in

Take the place of work of someone on strike

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Give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat

Catch rats, especially with dogs

Give away information about somebody

Example: "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"

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betray11denounce11give awaygrass6shop9snitch11stag5tell on
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Rats - as an interjection

Expression of annoyance or disgust; damn, darn.

Expression of disbelief.

Example Sentences

"There are rats scurrying around in the attic."
"The laboratory uses rats for research purposes."
"The ship was overrun with rats during the long voyage."
"I saw a group of rats digging through the garbage."
"My cat loves to chase and catch rats."
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Is RATS a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, rats is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

RATS has a SCRABBLE points total of 4.

Is RATS a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, rats is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
RATS has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 4.

Is RATS a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, rats is valid for WordFeud
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RATS has a WORDFEUD points total of 4.

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