rug rat


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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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A rug rat race emerges among these parents, driving up both admissions requirements and the time spent on childcare.
Who is the purple-haired rug rat who is All Grown Up in a new cartoon on ITV1 this week?
When one rug rat insisted on honking his way through Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau a few years ago, I watched with approval as Barry John tapped him on the shoulder, pointed at the lyrics on the big screen and gently entreated the little brat to sing along.
The Rug Rat figures on the pillowcase matched one found later in the family's minivan - which Longo abandoned at the car dealership where he stole the Durango, Briggs said.
The tot, called Michael, wandered off in his Rug Rat pyjamas with a bottle of milk and a toy car.
What are the parents thinking, disrupting the little tot's night-time routine and then expecting the rug rats to be quiet and behave themselves?
Even if you feel comfortable with a loaded gun quickly accessible in every room because your home is presently child-free, the day is going to come when a friend or relative shows up unexpectedly with a passel of rug rats. This will require some hurried running around to get all the hardware scooped up and secured.
This year the theme of the seminar was 'The Rug Rats', obviously with a paediatric focus.
"Parents need to have a conversation saying, 'You may not like the little rug rats but I sent you to college and I need to send them to college,' '' Ms.
We spend our lives chasing the little rug rats around a draughty church hall!
OUT OF YOUR SHELL THE table light and overhead down to PS7 from PS9 at www.homebase.co.uk RUG RATS ADDING a fluffy rug softens the hard timber floor and introduces a wonderful source of colour.
Get the look with the capiz three-tier pendant light, currently down to PS7 from PS9 at www.homebase.co.uk RUG RATS ADDING a fluffy rug softens the hard timber floor and introduces a wonderful source of colour.
That will be the case when the streets are over-run with rug rats demanding sweets and chocolate this week.
For some sections of Welsh society it may be too late - wrinklies can do rude even better than the rug rats sometimes - but here's a stab at a 21st century guide to courteous living.
Don't be fooled by its fun appearance, it isn't something to keep the rug rats amused.