Definition of rattiness in US English:



  • See ratty

    • ‘I also have to praise Baker's fully-realized direction and his keen sense of detail from the kind of bag Evelyn carries to the rattiness of Adam's totem-esque plaid jacket.’
    • ‘There was some rattiness when Warden called the supporters of the brief ‘commercial pygmies’.’
    • ‘The down-and-out rattiness of a previous generation's Beijing East Village has been replaced by an urban-pioneering, but thoroughly cosmopolitan, entrepreneurial ethos.’
    • ‘Rebecca Hall confirms her star status by endowing Maria with a mixture of scrubbed piety, intellectual fever and human rattiness.’