rat pack

noun Slang.
  1. a close-knit group of people with common interests who participate in various professional and recreational activities together.
  2. Chiefly British. journalists or photographers as a group in relentless pursuit of celebrities.
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British Dictionary definitions for ratpack

ratpack

noun
  1. derogatory, slang those members of the press who give wide, often intrusive, coverage of the private lives of celebritiesthe royal ratpack
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