Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.


n. Slang
A person regarded as contemptible, obnoxious, or otherwise undesirable.


slang chiefly US and Canadian a contemptible or undesirable person
[C20: from rat + fink]


(fɪŋk) Slang. n.
1. a strikebreaker.
2. a labor spy.
3. an informer.
4. a contemptible person.
5. to inform to the police; squeal.
6. to act as a strikebreaker; scab.
7. fink out, to renege.


n (dated US sl) → Arschloch nt (sl); (= informer)Spitzel m
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
This might happen possibly when his ratfink father has an attack of conscience a few years down the line.
This weekend marks the first-of-its-kind convention of avid collectors of Funko Wacky Wobblers, those bobbing-head figurines that have given baby boomers nostalgic rapture over everything from Underdog and Smokey Bear to Cap'n Crunch and Ratfink.
For our first Christmas together, he sent me a company card with the message, "To the one who's always there, from the ratfink who never is.