mouse vs rat

mouse rat

Definitions

  • 1) informal A member of the many small rodent and marsupial species resembling such a rodent.
  • 2) computing (plural mice or, rarely, mouses) An input device that is moved over a pad or other flat surface to produce a corresponding movement of a pointer on a graphical display.
  • 3) A quiet or shy person.
  • 4) Any small rodent of the genus Mus.
  • 5) Any of various similar or related animals, such as the jumping mouse, the vole, or the jerboa.
  • 6) Informal A discolored swelling under the eye caused by a blow; a black eye.
  • 7) A cowardly or timid person.
  • 8) Any of numerous small rodents of the families Muridae and Cricetidae, such as the house mouse, characteristically having a pointed snout, small rounded ears, and a long naked or almost hairless tail.
  • 9) Computers A handheld, button-activated input device that when rolled along a flat surface directs an indicator to move correspondingly about a computer screen, allowing the operator to move the indicator freely, as to select operations or manipulate text or graphics.
  • 10) A knob made on a rope with spun yarn or parceling to prevent a running eye from slipping.
  • 11) (Zoöl.) The hawk owl; -- called also mouse owl.
  • 12) (Zoöl.) a very small West American galago (Galago murinus). In color and size it resembles a mouse. It has a bushy tail like that of a squirrel.
  • 13) See under Field, Flying, etc.
  • 14) Slang A dark-colored swelling caused by a blow.
  • 15) (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of small rodents belonging to the genus Mus and various related genera of the family Muridæ. The common house mouse (Mus musculus) is found in nearly all countries. The American white-footed mouse, or deer mouse (Peromyscus leucopus, formerly Hesperomys leucopus) sometimes lives in houses. See dormouse, Meadow mouse, under meadow, and Harvest mouse, under harvest.
  • 16) (Zoöl.) a chevrotain, as the kanchil.
  • 17) A familiar term of endearment.
  • 18) Same as 2d Mousing, 2.
  • 19) (Cookery) the piece of beef cut from the part next below the round or from the lower part of the latter; -- called also mouse buttock.
  • 20) (Zoöl.) a coly.
  • 21) (Zoöl.) any one of several species of very small lemurs of the genus Chirogaleus, found in Madagascar.
  • 22) A match used in firing guns or blasting.
  • 23) A particular piece of beef or mutton below the round; the part immediately above the knee-joint. Also called mouse-piece and mouse-buttock.
  • 24) Some little bird: used in composition: as, sea-mouse and sand-mouse, the dunlin or purre, Tringa alpina, a sandpiper.
  • 25) Any one of several small marsupials of the genus Phascogale, so called from their strong resemblance to a mouse or rat.
  • 26) A small rodent quadruped, Mus musculus, of the family Muridœ: a name extended to very many of the smaller species of the same family, the larger ones being usually called rats.
  • 27) A swelling caused by a blow; a black eye.
  • 28) A device used in underground pipe-conduits to get cables into the tubes after the latter have been laid.
  • 29) (a ) A knob formed on a rope by spunyarn or parceling, to prevent a running eye from slipping.
  • 30) A match used in blasting.
  • 31) Some animal like or likened to a mouse, as a shrew or bat. See shrcw-mouse.
  • 32) A moth of the family Amphipyridœ.
  • 33) Two or three turns of spunyarn or rope-yarn about the point and shank of a hook, to keep it from unhooking. Also called mousing.
  • 34) To hunt mice.
  • 35) To search furtively for something; prowl.
  • 36) To watch for and catch mice.
  • 37) To watch for or pursue anything in a sly manner; to pry about, on the lookout for something.
  • 38) obsolete To tear, as a cat devours a mouse.
  • 39) (Naut.) To furnish with a mouse; to secure by means of a mousing. See Mouse, n., 2.

Definitions

  • 1) A despicable person, especially one who betrays or informs upon associates.
  • 2) A scab laborer.
  • 3) Any of various long-tailed rodents resembling mice but larger, especially one of the genus Rattus.
  • 4) Slang A person who frequently passes time at a particular place. Often used in combination.
  • 5) A pad of material, typically hair, worn as part of a woman's coiffure to puff out her own hair.
  • 6) Any of various animals similar to one of these long-tailed rodents.
  • 7) (Zoöl.) the mole rat.
  • 8) Cant One who deserts his party or associates; hence, in the trades, one who works for lower wages than those prescribed by a trades union.
  • 9) (Zoöl.) See Mole rat, under Mole.
  • 10) See Ground Pig, under Ground.
  • 11) (Zoöl.) the common brown rat. See Rat.
  • 12) (Zoöl.) any Indian rodent of the genus Rhizomys.
  • 13) (Ethnol.) a tribe of Indians dwelling near Fort Ukon, Alaska. They belong to the Athabascan stock.
  • 14) See under Hedgehog.
  • 15) (Zoöl.) the potoroo.
  • 16) (Zoöl.) a long-haired rat (Sigmodon hispidus), native of the Southern United States and Mexico. It makes its nest of cotton and is often injurious to the crop.
  • 17) (Zoöl.) Any African rodent of the genus Cricetomys.
  • 18) (Zoöl.) See under Beaver and Coast.
  • 19) (Zoöl.) One of several species of small rodents of the genus Rattus (formerly included in Mus) and allied genera, of the family Muridae, distinguished from mice primarily by being larger. They infest houses, stores, and ships, especially the Norway rat, also called brown rat, (Rattus norvegicus formerly Mus decumanus), the black rat (Rattus rattus formerly Mus rattus), and the roof rat (formerly Mus Alexandrinus, now included in Rattus rattus). These were introduced into America from the Old World. The white rat used most commonly in laboratories is primarily a strain derived from Rattus rattus.
  • 20) Local, U.S. A round and tapering mass of hair, or similar material, used by women to support the puffs and rolls of their natural hair.
  • 21) A clergyman: so called in contempt.
  • 22) Any rodent of the family Muridæ; a murine; in the plural, the Muridæ.
  • 23) Some other rodent, or some insectivore, marsupial, or other animal like or likened to a rat.
  • 24) Something suggesting the idea of a rat, as a curving roll of stuffed cloth or of crimped hair-work, with tapering ends, formerly (about 1860–70) and still occasionally used by women to puff out the hair, which was turned over it.
  • 25) A workman who accepts lower wages than those current at the time and place or required by an authorized scale, or one who takes a position vacated by a striker, or one who refuses to strike when others do.
  • 26) A rodent of some of the larger species of the genus Mus, as M. rattus, the black rat, and M. decumanus, the gray, brown, or Norway rat: distinguished from mouse.
  • 27) Any rodent of the suborder Myomorpha.
  • 28) A rag; tatter.
  • 29) Same as bandicoot, 2.
  • 30) A person who is considered to act in some respect in a manner characteristic of rats: so called in opprobrium.
  • 31) plural An exclamation used to indicate incredulity or ironical disagreement with a statement; humbug.
  • 32) Totear.
  • 33) Slang To work as a scab laborer.
  • 34) Slang To reveal incriminating or embarrassing information about someone, especially to a person in authority.
  • 35) To puff out (the hair) with or as if with a pad of material.
  • 36) To hunt for or catch rats, especially with the aid of dogs.
  • 37) To catch or kill rats.
  • 38) In English politics, to desert one's party from interested motives; to forsake one's associates for one's own advantage; in the trades, to work for less wages, or on other conditions, than those established by a trades union.
  • 39) To be an informer (against an associate); to inform (on an associate); to squeal; -- used commonly in the phrase to rat on.

Examples

  • 1) She said that he used studies in mice and rats to predict what might happen in humans.
  • 2) By then it was beyond the classic European cat and mouse game.
  • 3) Little mice with clogs on?
  • 4) Testing on animals, mainly mice, is under way.
  • 5) What little mouse leaps straight into the beak of the wise old owl eh?
  • 6) You are left with a locked chamber with a dead mouse inside.
  • 7) We play cat and mouse for about ten miles.
  • 8) We were trying to catch the mouse that bit off my finger.
  • 9) Silver rats and silver mice in the linings of the pockets.
  • 10) Examples included switching the language on a computer keyboard and taping up a computer mouse.
  • 11) The machine in question was a chunky monitor with a mouse and keyboard.
  • 12) Should it bundle small mice with larger mice?
  • 13) Advertising emails are binned with the click of a mouse and brochures go straight into the recycling.
  • 14) Dead white mice by the hundreds with stiff flat bodies.
  • 15) So he plays cat and mouse with us.
  • 16) The first mouse to catch a cold could open doors to new asthma treatments.
  • 17) Rats and mice would be sharing our beds if that were the case.
  • 18) It tells the story of a mouse and the animals who try to eat him as he walks through the woods.
  • 19) No - the mouse was no problem.
  • 20) In terraced houses, the partition between properties is no barrier, and mice will readily move from one house to the next.
  • 21) But the system of magnets that moved the mice proved cumbersome, and they gradually refined their technique, learning as they went along.
  • 22) A nude mouse is a laboratory mouse from a strain with a genetic mutation that causes a deteriorated or absent thymus, resulting in an inhibited immune system due to a greatly reduced number of T cells.
  • 23) The term mouse comes from the appearance of the device, with the cord to the main computer being seen as a tail of sorts.
  • 24) Matthew Broderick, who voices the title mouse of The Tale of Despereaux, admits to approaching his voice with the self-consciousness of someone hearing himself on an answering machine for the first time.
  • 25) This mouse is a huge improvement to that awful ball thing that Apple used to have.
  • 26) Stop complaining - this mouse is a perfect match for the 17 fingers on my right hand! arikol
  • 27) Tell us all how using Outlook without a mouse is an argument for using Windows over Entourage on a Mac?
  • 28) Even if the mouse is a joke it still highlights the UI issues in OpenOffice.
  • 29) The fact that this mouse is absurd for most people is not the core issue, because it is intended for some people.
  • 30) * Pretend your mouse is a CB radio, and talk to it.
  • 31) ‘Experiments revealed the same cells that have also been discovered in rats, gophers, gerbils, mice, and hamsters.’
  • 32) ‘He says that, unlike rats and mice, the rodents give birth to only one offspring at a time, so a precautionary approach should be taken toward their conservation.’
  • 33) ‘They play a very important role in controlling the populations of destructive rodents such as mice and rats, their preferred and primary food items.’
  • 34) ‘As with most small cat species, the diet of wild cats, or domestic cats, is mainly made up of small rodents, such as mice and rats.’
  • 35) ‘These fledgling wild barn owls wait in their man-made nest box for their parents to deliver a meal of mice or other rodents.’
  • 36) ‘Other animals found nearby included two extinct species of vole - a small rodent resembling a mouse - that were used to date the site.’
  • 37) ‘In the primate line, humans and macaques were compared; in the rodent line, mice and rats were compared.’
  • 38) ‘Small rodents, such as hamsters, squirrels, chipmunks, mice, and rabbits, do not typically carry rabies.’
  • 39) ‘Small mammals, especially rodents such as voles, pocket gophers, and mice make up most of the Great Gray Owl's diet.’
  • 40) ‘Within eight weeks the handful of rodents had become 60 mice and 12 rats - and the owner had no choice but to call the RSPCA.’
  • 41) ‘Some ermine appropriate the burrows of mice or ground squirrels and adapt them for their own use.’
  • 42) ‘Most people are familiar with mice, rats, hamsters, and guinea pigs, which are commonly kept as pets.’
  • 43) ‘If you see any mice, rodents or other potential carriers of those dangerous fleas, kill them immediately.’
  • 44) ‘I'll hold the mouse up by its tail like this while it grips onto the cage with its front legs.’
  • 45) ‘The scientists will then take a small piece of tissue from the tail tip of the mice to examine the structure of the genome.’
  • 46) ‘The most common bird of prey is the kestrel, which feeds chiefly on rodents such as mice and voles but will occasionally take small birds, beetles, small frogs, etc.’
  • 47) ‘In gerbils, hamsters and mice, the urine contains allergens.’
  • 48) ‘Their principle source of food is mice, but squirrels, snowshoe hares, and pikas are also popular.’
  • 49) ‘While most of us are all too willing to cuddle guinea pigs, rabbits, gerbils, pet mice and even ferrets, brown rats produce a reaction of almost universal revulsion.’
  • 50) ‘Despite their resemblance to rodents, bats are not closely related to mice at all.’
  • 51) ‘Other animals such as horses, rats, mice, rabbits, guinea pigs and birds can also trigger allergies.’
  • 52) ‘Not only humans and monkeys but also mice and rats show large individual differences in terms of voluntary ethanol intake.’
  • 53) ‘The Warren brothers snickered, amused by the sight of their strict teacher suddenly turned into a timid mouse.’
  • 54) ‘It was Emma, the quiet mouse from the lunch table who, lately, had been looking slimmer and more awake than usual.’
  • 55) ‘If you are a quiet mouse you can never become a social butterfly.’
  • 56) ‘Renziehausen is a quiet, meek mouse of a soldier with no backbone, and York's performance suggests these qualities very nicely.’
  • 57) ‘The red accented her usually dull brown eyes and contrasted nicely with her normally mouse-brown hair, also bringing out natural blush in her cheeks.’
  • 58) ‘As if on cue, a girl with shoulder-length mouse brown hair walked right by him, those ever-cautious eyes lost in some daydream.’
  • 59) ‘The teacher came in, a somewhat large, dimple-faced woman with mouse brown hair tied in a neat bun and sharp glasses perched on the tip of her nose.’
  • 60) ‘The wind whipped waist-length mouse brown hair around her face and made it hard for her to see.’
  • 61) ‘They all looked to the passengers getting off the plane, and spotted a short girl with mouse brown hair and wearing a pink top and white jean shorts.’
  • 62) ‘Instead of a massive head of frizzy mouse brown hair I have smooth, sleek, shoulder length chocolate brown locks.’
  • 63) ‘Her long, thin, mouse brown hair flowed down her back, wispy strands sticking out at odd angles.’
  • 64) ‘He opened the door to see a woman, or young woman at least, with mouse brown hair and vibrant green eyes standing before him.’
  • 65) ‘The girl nodded and brushed the loose strands of mouse brown hair from her face.’
  • 66) ‘Her mouse brown hair hung in soft, smooth strands.’
  • 67) ‘With a gleeful smile, she began to play absent-mindedly with a strand of her mouse brown hair that had strayed free of its bun.’
  • 68) ‘He watched her climb, a hat on her head covering her long mouse brown hair.’
  • 69) ‘He would mock my fair and pale skin, my lank mouse brown hair, and how extremely thin I was.’
  • 70) ‘Her mouse brown hair was pulled into a neat bun, and she was in good heavy traveling clothes.’
  • 71) ‘She has long mouse brown hair, and dark brown eyes.’
  • 72) ‘So while other girls were bobbed and waved, I had my mouse-coloured hair scragged back into a thick pigtail which made my compulsorily worn school hat ride up at the back.’
  • 73) ‘She seemed to be rather plain, a rather dim little person with mouse-coloured hair and conventional manners.’
  • 74) ‘It had large round eyes, a small round body with ample mouse-coloured fur, and it dodged very actively in and out among the freshly fallen rock debris.’
  • 75) ‘I blinked and moved the mouse around the computer screen, clicking on the Internet icon.’
  • 76) ‘That's right - there was no need to reach for cursor keys, function keys or a mouse to move the cursor or execute a command.’
  • 77) ‘Most people use a computer by moving a mouse, which directs a cursor around on the machine's screen.’
  • 78) ‘Optical mouses, while still a big improvement over older trackball models, often get confused on patterned surfaces and do not work well on metal or glossy tabletops.’
  • 79) ‘To move your mouse cursor using a touch pad, you simply glide your finger along the touch pad's surface.’
  • 80) ‘If you don't see a toolbar in the upper-right corner, either move your mouse across the screen or hit the TAB key.’
  • 81) ‘The icon box can be resized by holding down the ALT key and clicking the middle mouse button - not intuitive, but easy enough once you know what to do.’
  • 82) ‘When I move the mouse, the screen comes to life, offering me a choice between Staff Login and Internet Explorer.’
  • 83) ‘I think that ergonomic mouses place more of a strain on my hand than well-designed symmetrical ones, because the former type force me to keep my hand in the same position on the mouse by the very shape of it.’
  • 84) ‘It's accomplished by clicking two buttons and moving the mouse up, down, or sideways.’
  • 85) ‘He reached past me and moved the mouse taking the screen saver off.’
  • 86) ‘Move your mouse over the menu button on the lower right icon and ancillary menu functions will scroll up.’
  • 87) ‘She moved the mouse on her computer and waited while the screensaver disappeared and her work popped back up on the screen.’
  • 88) ‘I sat down at the computer, moved the mouse and opened a browser and typed in my hacker's URL.’
  • 89) ‘Researchers at the Occupational Health and Safety Research Institute in Montreal asked more than 25 volunteers to switch their mouses to the left side of their computer for a month.’
  • 90) ‘The company has also recently moved into the optical mouse sector.’
  • 91) ‘In most cases, if you point to the icon for your antivirus and click the right mouse button, a menu will pop up with an update option.’
  • 92) ‘When moving the mouse or pressing the buttons or keys, it prints information about the action.’
  • 93) ‘Finally the computer screen flickered to life. She moved the mouse around and clicked the Internet icon.’
  • 94) ‘Most Web browsers change the mouse cursor when the mouse is over a clickable target.’
  • 95) ‘At the show, Tatung is showcasing plasma and liquid-crystal displays, MP3 players, high performance blade servers, tablet PCs and wireless mouses.’
  • 96) ‘Drivers are judged by how quickly they spot the danger and click their computer mouse.’
  • 97) ‘You have to click the computer mouse when you spot one.’
  • 98) ‘I'm not sure what the cats will make of them - that field is Faber's main area for mousing and Sorley seems to go in there quite a bit too.’
  • 99) ‘Many navigation schemes use cascading menus: The top or side of the page lists choices that, when moused over or clicked on, open successive levels of submenus.’
  • 100) ‘Clicking on or mousing over a category reveals the links it contains.’
  • 101) ‘To be honest, I think it had more to do with mousing around my screen than dragging myself up and down a swimming pool, but either way it's probably just as well I never made it back there this evening.’
  • 102) ‘By mousing over the picture in the layout screen, a little yellow help pop-up lets you know that you can click on the picture once to enter the editing menu.’
  • 103) ‘For the eye, it doesn't matter if the action happens when I mouse over or after I click.’
  • 104) ‘On a mobile device, usability is key when there is so little time or functionality for fiddling with menus, pop-ups or mousing around.’
  • 105) ‘Icon X completes the experience by allowing you to add drop shadows, behaviours and color changes to your icons when you mouse over them.’
  • 106) ‘By utilising this code in your HTML file any unvisited links will be displayed in pink, any links being clicked will be red, any visited links will display in gray and any links moused over will display in yellow and be underlined.’
  • 107) ‘I had come to this conclusion independently just mousing around the net.’
  • 108) ‘It appears that there are Javascript errors when you mouse over the pop-up links.’

Examples

  • 1) My dad calls them flying rats.
  • 2) And, like humans, rats enjoy tickling only when already in a good mood.
  • 3) They could have escaped like sewer rats.
  • 4) When she opened it she found four dead rats.
  • 5) Tests on rats showed it killed off a protein which protects the heart.
  • 6) They are as boring as lab rats.
  • 7) We can expect to be overrun by rats now gigantic from eating rubbish.
  • 8) Are these giant rats on steroids or just vigorously exercising?
  • 9) Pest control was called in after dead rats and mice were found inside.
  • 10) The lady could not have been kinder to her lab rats.
  • 11) His insights into the lives of those young people now being called feral rats was gripping.
  • 12) These super rats are now being seen all over the country.
  • 13) At the time he was working with female rats, using a new technique to listen to the neurons firing in their brains.
  • 14) I felt in my soul that the rat -- yes, the _rat_, the rat I had just seen, was that evil being in masquerade, and rambling through the house upon some infernal night lark.
  • 15) Mariah was a rag-shaking terrier, who had only to hear the word rat to start digging.
  • 16) Aiguy: Well, no – the physical determinist would say that the rat is always physically constrained, just like everything else, because there is no other way to be.
  • 17) Well, no – the physical determinist would say that the rat is always physically constrained, just like everything else, because there is no other way to be.
  • 18) What they're trying to do is shut this area off so that the insurgents cannot move through what they call rat lines into Baghdad and into al Anbar Province.
  • 19) The most distinguished bankers in Paris take part in this affair; not fictitiously, as in some shameful speculations which I call rat-traps.
  • 20) Mr Quirk said he did not doubt fishermen's accounts that they saw at least one bulk carrier a day using what they called rat-run shortcuts through the reef.
  • 21) ‘Most people are familiar with mice, rats, hamsters, and guinea pigs, which are commonly kept as pets.’
  • 22) ‘Cane rats should not be confused with domestic rodents such as rats and mice which can be disease-carrying vermin.’
  • 23) ‘Up until 1987 this kind of experiment had only done in rodents, rats and mice, and in lower organisms.’
  • 24) ‘It turns out that mice and rats and some other rodents have hearing which looks very similar to ours.’
  • 25) ‘Admittedly some of the rodents that possess the ability, such as rats and mice, are almost completely nocturnal.’
  • 26) ‘What's the difference between a water vole and a rat?’
  • 27) ‘He notes that wild cats may have been drawn to settlements where grain stores attracted rats and mice.’
  • 28) ‘The number of genetic differences between humans and chimps is ten times smaller than that between mice and rats.’
  • 29) ‘Adult male albino rats were housed in the controlled temperature and photoperiod.’
  • 30) ‘Bodies start to smell like dead rats if you leave them in one place too long.’
  • 31) ‘We used 18 male adult hooded rats that were maintained under the same conditions as those in Experiment 1.’
  • 32) ‘Wistar albino rats were divided into five groups.’
  • 33) ‘Despite the situation, they're not lab rats in a cage; they're fellow human beings.’
  • 34) ‘In one study, researchers exposed laboratory rats to a toxin that is known to cause Parkinson's disease.’
  • 35) ‘Inside his Manhattan brownstone lurks something even more terrifying than his business associates: a giant sewer rat.’
  • 36) ‘Control lung tissue was also obtained from adult male rats.’
  • 37) ‘One resident said she has seen rats scurrying out to snatch discarded pieces of bread in broad daylight.’
  • 38) ‘Luckily we didn't see any dead rats.’
  • 39) ‘Pigeons cooed from the rooftops of buildings, and rats scurried along the floor.’
  • 40) ‘One rat's nest can turn into a colony of 50 rats in six months.’
  • 41) ‘He, who's a braggart and a drunk and a rat and a scoundrel, at his death bed, says, I find Christ.’
  • 42) ‘How can you make a philandering love cheat, who works his way through a family of sisters, anything but a rogue and a rat?’
  • 43) ‘‘For your information this little rat insulted me’ Debbie huffed sticking her chin up snobbishly.’
  • 44) ‘He was so unworthy, a lowly thief, a rat, unfit to breathe Her Majesty's air.’
  • 45) ‘We went back to the set and I watched the Falcon escape from bondage and alert the cops to where the crime boss and his rats were hiding out.’
  • 46) ‘Pretty soon, the hooligans, graffiti artists, drug addicts, pushers - and rats - take over.’
  • 47) ‘You know every rat, snitch and scoundrel on this island, and between them they know everything shady that transpires.’
  • 48) ‘Most especially, every jerk bureaucrat and greedy welfare rat (particularly the rich ones) with a hand in the public till gets to vote.’
  • 49) ‘Here was the building that housed the penthouse where Nick had lived, and where she'd met his street rat friend that actually caught her heart for a time.’
  • 50) ‘Even Thatcher herself wouldn't have dreamed that the king rat builders would so effectively take over an entire country's development with no real opposition.’
  • 51) ‘If you're out there you rat, I finally caught on and I want my money back.’
  • 52) ‘Congratulations to Bob, you rat, despite not, building in A01 and NMRing three times.’
  • 53) ‘He then recognised the ship approaching them ‘I should've known that rat would be here.’’
  • 54) ‘She's doing it all for her own self pleasure, that rat!’
  • 55) ‘I spat at him, ‘I hope your wife finds out what a cheating, lying rat you really are and you get all that you deserve!’’
  • 56) ‘The good news is that his adviser, that rat Fred Tough, has had to go with him.’
  • 57) ‘I go by beeper now because there's too many rats on the street.’
  • 58) ‘Mr. Ken told me that the rat was an informant for the enemy.’
  • 59) ‘It is funny to see that the rats at various British intelligence agencies are already trying to avoid the blame for the lies told to the British people by Blair.’
  • 60) ‘These rats do whistle an alarm, but we didn't hear it.’
  • 61) ‘Nadeau has no love for informants and rejects the notion that he was a rat.’
  • 62) ‘I would ask you again whether the killing of a rat is murder?’
  • 63) ‘She may not be a barracks rat, but she's not too far off.’
  • 64) ‘There's nowhere else I'd rather be right now - on a trip in South Africa with a good crew and having fun, skating everyday, and doing a real skate rat tour.’
  • 65) ‘Mali, while seeming sophisticated, wanders in and out of ghetto rat behavior, especially when it comes to her man, Tad Honeywell.’
  • 66) ‘At the first, it was decided to axe three popular characters - love rat doctor Matt Ramsden, his teacher wife Charlie, and shopworker Bobbi Lewis.’
  • 67) ‘Shouldn't we at least insist she sells some records like, this decade, before she gets any more coverage for her sex romp/love rat lifestyle?’
  • 68) ‘I'm the one who always has to get out front and say ‘no’, and explain, and be the lousy wharf rat because they think I'm running a fraud.’
  • 69) ‘That bum sitting on a heating grate, smelling like a wharf rat?’
  • 70) ‘Rhyming, however, is the favourite sound effect of slang, as in boob tube television, frat rat member of a US college fraternity.’
  • 71) ‘The strike taught these wharf rats about power - that working people could get it, and wield it with devastating effect, if they understood that the world depended on them.’
  • 72) ‘Then or course there's the biggest closet rat of all, me.’
  • 73) ‘Peralta ripping in back of Mar Vista Elementary School - the first playground he was officially kicked out of as a young skate rat.’
  • 74) ‘Cardboard cutouts of the love rat MP are proliferating.’
  • 75) ‘After spending a long, hard winter as a gym rat shut-in, you're probably hot to trot outdoors.’
  • 76) ‘I'm a 46-year-old Ohio river rat who's gone there half a dozen times to mountain bike and ski.’
  • 77) ‘Some eighteen year old street rat from Paris, France… I wanted him so badly in my world of glitz and glamour… what am I saying?’
  • 78) ‘He fought a handful of amateur and charity fights, earning him some credit as a middle-aged gym rat.’
  • 79) ‘You had your hardcore kids, punks, and skate rats big on yelling and beer, skeptical of synths and Englishmen.’
  • 80) ‘Too many effective leaders have behaved badly in their love lives to make credible the claim that being a love rat is incompatible with being a good president.’
  • 81) ‘Contrary to popular opinion, in general they are not just attracting low lifes, low-end demographic users, gym rats and the like.’
  • 82) ‘The promo challenges non-gym rats to get in shape during a 30-day period.’
  • 83) ‘Gym rats from the east to the west coast prefer tank tops because they allow for complete range of motion and allow gym buffs to admire their flexed muscles at all times.’
  • 84) ‘And the bag boys all seem to be happy, happy surf rats, with funny haircuts and pretty smiles.’
  • 85) ‘I believe in spirits - I think we all do - and I don't think this woman who lived in this house was too happy when skate rats all showed up to ride her pool.’
  • 86) ‘THERE ARE DOZENS OF dilemmas facing the average gym rat every time he steps foot in the weight room.’
  • 87) ‘In another era, perhaps he and his mates would simply have gone out poaching or ratting, grumbling about bloody women along the way.’
  • 88) ‘The Shar Pei still exhibits these herding and ratting instincts.’
  • 89) ‘The Giant Schnauzer's original job was ratting.’
  • 90) ‘The Border is a hunter, earth dog, show dog and obedience dog, a whiz at agility trials, ratting in the barns and tracking.’
  • 91) ‘We reckon the dog might be a bit handy at ratting or hare coursing.’
  • 92) ‘The dog is immensely pleased with herself; she is heavily pregnant and ratting was evidently a highly desirable break in just sitting in a corner of the kitchen day after day inflating and waiting for the puppies.’
  • 93) ‘The Stability Pact was to have kept the currency health, but it became inconvenient for France, which ratted, followed by Germany, France, Italy, Holland, and Greece.’
  • 94) ‘Shortly afterwards, getting into his car, he was called by name and, when he turned, was shot through the forehead by a fellow extremist who suspected he had ratted.’
  • 95) ‘The other men don't shoot the soldier who ratted, however.’
  • 96) ‘And it's equally unsurprising that he would deny it when one of those Liberal insiders ratted and went public.’
  • 97) ‘Here's an interesting one about sneaky civil servants using their access to databases to rat to the press on Lotto winners.’
  • 98) ‘Yeah, I'll bet she's just the type to rat, eh, Eddie?’
  • 99) ‘That's especially true if the White House really did call six or more reporters with this leak, since that means that if the names come out there's no way of knowing which reporter ratted.’
  • 100) ‘Anna hit me in the arm a little mad that I had ratted so easily.’
  • 101) ‘Unfortunately, after republicans ratted and robbed and killed and the two governments failed to punish them with more than the odd ‘tut, tut’ unionists decided they'd been sold a pup.’
  • 102) ‘Talk of Bob Sercombe ratting is just that, his self-preservation demands him staying where he is.’
  • 103) ‘ratting on your mates is regarded as a sin in Australia, but if your mates have done the wrong thing and the ratting merely comprises a truthful public disclosure of some relevant information, then it should be encouraged.’
  • 104) ‘He always said that he wouldn't tell on me but he always ended up ratting.’
  • 105) ‘Her ponytail was ratted and her bangs were sticking up all over while her braids were perfectly fine as they always were.’
  • 106) ‘She's got long black hair, ratted and dry, and it hangs down over her shoulders like a fern that hasn't been watered in weeks.’
  • 107) ‘There was Stacey in her big girl bra, ratted out hair and adult acne.’
  • 108) ‘All he knew was the sad grey eyes of the man, and his long ratted graying hair.’
  • 109) ‘Why does a girl like Gwynie have to go and rat up her hair like that?’
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