Synonyms

1. terrier

noun. ['ˈtɛriːɝ'] any of several usually small short-bodied breeds originally trained to hunt animals living underground.

Synonyms

  • Skye terrier
  • Scotch terrier
  • soft-coated wheaten terrier
  • Boston terrier
  • cairn terrier
  • Airedale terrier
  • Yorkshire terrier
  • schnauzer
  • Scottish terrier
  • wirehair
  • Australian terrier
  • Tibetan terrier
  • cairn
  • Irish terrier
  • bullterrier
  • Lhasa
  • Kerry blue terrier
  • Lhasa apso
  • Norfolk terrier
  • Dandie Dinmont terrier
  • ratter
  • West Highland white terrier
  • hunting dog
  • wire-haired terrier
  • rat terrier
  • wirehaired terrier
  • chrysanthemum dog
  • Dandie Dinmont
  • Bedlington terrier
  • bull terrier
  • silky terrier
  • Border terrier
  • Boston bull
  • fox terrier
  • Sydney silky
  • Norwich terrier
  • Airedale

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Words that Rhyme with Rat Terrier

  • scarier
  • verrier
  • perrier
  • merrier
  • marier
  • harrier
  • guerrier
  • ferrier
  • farrier
  • cherrier
  • carrier
  • berrier
  • barrier

Example sentences of the word rat-terrier


1. Noun Phrase
One of the best ways to kill barn rats is to buy a rat terrier.

2. Noun Phrase
A bit larger than Chihuahuas, even miniature rat terriers stand 10 to 13 inches high at the withers.

3. Noun Phrase
The Decker terrier is a large variation of the rat terrier.

4. Noun Phrase
With health care and good nutrition, rat terriers usually live between 12 and 18 years.

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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