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rated M for mature

adjective

  • sexually explicit. X-rated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Erin Andrews: Dancing With the Stars Rehearsals Are 'Nasty' and 'Dirty'", Us Weekly, Esther Lee, August 22, 2014 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 01 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on May 01 2015.

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rathole

noun

  • a subject that has been known to use up a significant amount of discussion time, without participants coming to a consensus.

    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Apr 25 2013. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • a dilapidated place.
    This bar is a rathole.

    Last edited on Nov 11 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 27 2009.

verb - intransitive

  • during a discussion about a particular topic, to focus on an unimportant detail.
    We've been ratholing on what to call it for half an hour. Let's focus on what we're actually going to be making.

    Last edited on Nov 11 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 27 2009.

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rat-line

noun

  • a telephone number that is used by the police to enable citizens to provide anonymous information, e.g. Crimestoppers.

    Last edited on Apr 20 2016. Submitted by spacey vancouver bc on Dec 16 2011.

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rat on

verb

  • to inform on.
                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from "Sins of the Past", Terriers (TV, 2010), Season 1 Episode 11 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 28 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 31 2009.

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rats

  • Expression of disappointment, similar to 'bummer', though more forceful. 'Bummer' tends to be used when something unforeseen and unfortunate occurs. 'Rats', on the other hand tends to be used when you have been making a concerted effort to do something and it suddenly fails. You only use 'rats' about your own misfortune. You can use 'bummer' sympathetically also about someone else's misfortune.

    Last edited on Apr 21 2005. Submitted by Margaret M. on Apr 21 2005.

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ratsa

  • loud excitement.

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    Last edited on Apr 04 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 04 2016.

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rat's ass

noun - uncountable

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rattle

verb - transitive

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