Definitions

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  • adjective Similar to a rat
  • adjective Similar to that of a rat; as, a ratlike face, ratlike cunning
  • adverb In a ratlike way

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective resembling or characteristic of a rat

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Examples

  • PHILADELPHIA-She wished in her personal blog that she could call students "ratlike," "frightfully dim" or "dunderheads" on their report cards.

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  • “Maybe if you start caring about how you look, I might consider keeping you around when I take over this department, Raquel,” he says, with his usual ratlike smile.

    Good-Bye To All That

  • Her gaze narrowed until her ratlike eyes nearly disappeared.

    No Mercy

  • “Maybe if you start caring about how you look, I might consider keeping you around when I take over this department, Raquel,” he says, with his usual ratlike smile.

    Good-Bye To All That

  • Eager to please, crouching over him, Evie was smooth, ratlike in a nice way, Buddy thought, a nibbling rodent.

    Beard

  • Her gaze narrowed until her ratlike eyes nearly disappeared.

    No Mercy

  • The whole scene was slightly unsavory, beginning with the ratlike Lemming rifling through things that had actually touched her skin and ending with the hopefully huge check he would write to scoop it all up in his Nike duffel.

    Georgia’s Kitchen

  • And she suspected that her ratlike existence on these occasions was due to Grace's reluctance to reveal that she could afford a housekeeper.

    The Devil's Bedpost

  • Not even creepy ratlike Flighters living in squalor.

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  • Not even creepy ratlike Flighters living in squalor.

    The Soldiers of Halla

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