- a device for catching rats.
- a run-down, filthy, or dilapidated place.
- a difficult, involved, or entangling situation.
Origin of rattrap
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Related Words for rattraphut, shack, shanty, cottage, lean-to, shed, hutch, dump, stall, den, pigpen, hole, sty, cabin, burrow, rathole, rattrap, pigsty
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Historical Examples of rattrap
I will go and see if there is never a rat in the rattrap—we may make a coachman of him.