Definition of ratty adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈræti//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈræti//
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  1. 1(British English, informal) becoming angry very easily synonym grumpy, irritable He gets ratty if he doesn't get enough sleep. See related entries: Anger
  2. 2(North American English, informal) in bad condition synonym shabby long ratty hair a ratty old pair of jeans
  3. 3looking like a rat a ratty-looking man
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ratty