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1. a hole made or used by rats
2. censorious a squalid room or hiding place
3. US an apparently bottomless pit
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|Noun||1.||rathole - a hole (as in the wall of a building) made by rats|
hole - an opening into or through something
|2.||rathole - a small dirty uncomfortable room|
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech