Definitions

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  • adverb In a ratty manner.

Etymologies

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ratty +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Because so many guys dress so rattily every day that wearing even slightly formal clothes stands out.

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  • Then I went in the kitchen and got my rattily tin of smelly cat treats and walked back to the porch shaking it noisily.

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  • I turned round rattily to find myself looking into the barrel of a pistol, while three or four men pounced on me and pinned me against the wall.

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  • Senator Dan Boyle rattily objected to the party leadership being asked about the deal being kept secret, as he said there was only "one complaint".

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  • Senator Dan Boyle rattily objected to the party leadership being asked about the deal being kept secret, as he said there was only "one complaint".

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Senator Dan Boyle rattily objected to the party leadership being asked about the deal being kept secret, as he said there was only "one complaint".

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Lisa somewhat rattily declares: "Why are we playing this?" as if, perhaps, there was some more cerebral game she had in mind.

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  • Like a zombie, you just can't stop my continually-updated and rattily compiled collection of Halloween kids music.

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