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1. kangaroo

noun. ['ˌkæŋgɝˈuː'] any of several herbivorous leaping marsupials of Australia and New Guinea having large powerful hind legs and a long thick tail.

Synonyms

  • pouched mammal
  • family Macropodidae
  • musk kangaroo
  • Macropus giganteus
  • giant kangaroo
  • great grey kangaroo
  • rat kangaroo
  • wallaby
  • brush kangaroo
  • Hypsiprymnodon moschatus
  • Macropodidae
  • marsupial

Etymology

  • gangurru (Guguyimidjir)

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Words that Rhyme with Kangaroo Rat

  • tit-for-tat
  • inmarsat
  • rat-a-tat
  • landsat
  • gujarat
  • tvsat
  • prevatte
  • prevatt
  • nonfat
  • mcnatt
  • deslatte
  • combat
  • biernat
  • balyeat
  • spratt
  • splat
  • sadat
  • labatt
  • hnat
  • delatte
  • begat
  • at-bat
  • arnatt
  • stat
  • spat
  • slat
  • slaght
  • scat
  • sarratt
  • pratte

Example sentences of the word kangaroo-rat


1. Noun Phrase
Belonging to the family Heteromyidae, kangaroo rats and pocket mice are neither mice nor rats.

2. Noun Phrase
Thirteen species are found in Texas, including the Texas kangaroo rat and the Gulf Coast kangaroo rat.

2. rat

noun. ['ˈræt'] any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse.

Synonyms

  • mole rat
  • brown rat
  • bandicoot rat
  • gnawer
  • roof rat
  • rice rat
  • Norway rat
  • Oryzomys palustris
  • Rattus rattus
  • rodent
  • jerboa rat
  • black rat
  • pocket rat

Antonyms

  • deny
  • achromatic
  • please
  • unconcealed

Etymology

  • rat (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. rat

verb. ['ˈræt'] catch rats, especially with dogs.

Synonyms

  • capture

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • employer

Etymology

  • rat (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. rat

verb. ['ˈræt'] give away information about somebody.

Synonyms

  • grass
  • shit
  • snitch
  • tell on
  • stag
  • sell out
  • give away
  • shop
  • inform
  • denounce

Antonyms

  • empty
  • studio
  • idle
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • rat (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. rat

verb. ['ˈræt'] give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat.

Synonyms

  • fill out

Antonyms

  • bore
  • unlock

Etymology

  • rat (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. rat

noun. ['ˈræt'] a pad (usually made of hair) worn as part of a woman's coiffure.

Synonyms

  • pad
  • hair style
  • hairdo
  • coiffure
  • coif

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • fold
  • uncover
  • victory

Etymology

  • rat (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. rat

verb. ['ˈræt'] take the place of work of someone on strike.

Synonyms

  • do work
  • blackleg
  • work
  • fink

Antonyms

  • repel
  • get off
  • detach
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • rat (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. rat

noun. ['ˈræt'] a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible.

Synonyms

  • git
  • lowlife
  • skunk
  • bum
  • puke
  • unpleasant person
  • stinkpot
  • stinker
  • crumb
  • disagreeable person
  • so-and-so
  • rotter
  • scum bag

Antonyms

  • worth
  • buy
  • keep quiet
  • boycott

Etymology

  • rat (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. rat

noun. ['ˈræt'] someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike.

Synonyms

  • scab
  • blackleg
  • worker

Antonyms

  • sell
  • overstate
  • deceive
  • praise

Etymology

  • rat (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. rat

noun. ['ˈræt'] one who reveals confidential information in return for money.

Synonyms

  • source
  • stoolpigeon
  • informant
  • fink
  • canary
  • stoolie
  • nark
  • sneaker
  • copper's nark
  • snitch
  • blabber
  • informer
  • supergrass
  • snitcher
  • sneak
  • grass
  • betrayer
  • squealer

Antonyms

  • work
  • superior
  • keep down
  • natural object

Etymology

  • rat (Middle English (1100-1500))
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