rat fink


noun Slang.
fink ( defs 3, 4 ).

1960–65; rat + fink

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ratfink (ˈrætˌfɪŋk)
slang chiefly (US), (Canadian) a contemptible or undesirable person
[C20: from rat + fink]

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rat fink definition

  1. n.
    an informer. (Also a term of address. See also rat.) : That guy is nothing but a rat fink. A dirty squealer!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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