Ratty



[rat-ee] /ˈræt i/

adjective, rattier, rattiest.
1.
full of .
2.
of or characteristic of a .
3.
wretched; shabby:
a ratty, old overcoat.
4.
Slang. irritable or angry; bad-tempered; nasty:
I always feel ratty when I wake up.
/ˈrætɪ/
adjective -tier, -tiest
1.
(Brit & NZ, informal) irritable; annoyed
2.
(informal) (of the hair) unkempt or greasy
3.
(US & Canadian, slang) shabby; dilapidated
4.
(Austral, slang)

5.
of, like, or full of rats
adj.

1856, “resembling a rat;” 1865, “full of rats;” 1867, “wretched, miserable, shabby,” from rat (n.) + -y (2).

adjective

Shabby; slovenly; scruffy, tacky: The skinny Berkley, with her ratty hair and sharp teeth/ the rat-ass rags he’s always wearing (1867+)

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