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Definition of ratty

ratty

adjective

  • in a poor condition.
                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                         

    Citation from "Snow forces eight-day lock-in at Kirkbymoorside pub", BBC, 5 December 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 05 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 05 2010.

  • Bad tempered, grumpy, irritable.

    Last edited on Dec 08 2010. Submitted by Dick Wright-Upham from Wellington, New Zealand on Dec 08 2010.

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