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Meaning of RATTER

Pronunciation:  'ratur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any of several breeds of terrier developed to catch rats
  2. [n]  a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
 

RATTER is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: apostate, deserter, rat terrier, recreant, renegade
 
 See Also: black-and-tan terrier, Manchester terrier, quitter, terrier

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rat"ter\, n.
1. One who, or that which, rats, as one who deserts his
   party.

2. Anything which catches rats; esp., a dog trained to catch
   rats; a rat terrier. See {Terrier}.

 

 

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