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mall rat

See example at rat (def 5). Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for mall rat

mall rat

(slang, mainly US & South African) a youngster who spends much of his or her time in shopping malls
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mall rat

n,n phr

A person, esp a teenager, who frequents shopping malls for sociability, excitement, etc: ''Mallies'' always hang around the pay telephone/ A mall rat is someone who is here every day (first form 1980s+, second 1986+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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