(slang) a despicable person
also rat-bag, “unpleasant person,” 1937, from rat (n.) + bag (n.).
/ˈrætˌbæɡərɪ/ noun 1. (Austral, slang) nonsense, eccentricity
noun a thoroughly despised or wretched person; a scoundrel Examples That rat-bastard left the dishes again. Usage Note vulgar slang noun A thoroughly despised or wretched person: the rat-bastards who live here
- Rat belt
A cable tie, especially the sawtoothed, self-locking plastic kind that you can remove only by cutting (as opposed to a random twist of wire or a twist tie or one of those humongous metal clip frobs). Small cable ties are “mouse belts”. [Jargon File]
[rat-bahyt] /ˈrætˌbaɪt/ noun, Pathology. 1. either of two relapsing febrile diseases, widely distributed geographically, caused by infection with Streptobacillus moniliformis or Spirillum minor and transmitted by . /ˈrætˌbaɪt/ noun 1. (pathol) an acute infectious febrile disease caused by the bite of a rat infected with either of two pathogenic bacteria (Streptobacillus moniliformis or Spirillum minus)