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rugrat

A baby or young child, especially one that is not walking fully or at all (i.e. one that is still crawling on the rug). Primarily heard in US. How are your two rugrats doing, Tom? I earn a bit of extra cash looking after the neighbors' rugrats for a few hours every day.

rug rat

Sl. a small child, especially an infant or toddler. (Also a term of address.) You got any rug rats at your house? Hey, you cute little rug rat, come over here.
See also: rat, rug

rug rat

and ankle biter
n. a child. Hey, you cute little rug rat, come over here. I got three little ankle biters at home.
See also: rat, rug
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Kraft also has licensing agreements with Scooby Doo and several Nickelodeon products, including Rug Rats and Blues Clues.
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The two friends love Teletubbies and Rug Rats. Ice cream is also a favorite of both!
"Licenses such as Rug Rats and Sesame Street are taking a dive; in fact, character licensing in general is slipping," he said.
"TV entertainment has been doing quite well recently," observed Charles Riotto, executive director of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA), "especially properties like Blues Clues, Teletubbies and Sesame Street, and a lot of the Nickelodeon properties like Rug Rats." Disney is also expected to do well this year, as they are releasing a Toy Story sequel and a Tarzan feature this summer.
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I'm not suggesting that we completely ignore children and young people, but at the very least we should declare a temporary moratorium on the writing and producing of plays intended primarily for anyone from rug rats to those hormone-besotted adolescents.
Isn't it time they heard about it from someone who knows what they're talking about and can offer real firearms safety solutions, instead of miasmic BS about why they have to ban guns to keep their rug rats safe?
Plus even the most beatific rug rats are incapable of altruism during the festive season.