AskDefine | Define ratty

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ratty adj : showing signs of wear and tear; "a ratty old overcoat"; "shabby furniture"; "an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains" [syn: moth-eaten, shabby, tatty] [also: rattiest, rattier]

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  1. (colloquial) In poor condition or repair; worn out; battered; tattered; torn.
    When we first saw the house, it was full of the previous owners' ratty, old furniture.
  2. Infested with rats.

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