sewer rat

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Noun1.sewer rat - brown rat commonly found in sewerssewer rat - brown rat commonly found in sewers  
brown rat, Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus - common domestic rat; serious pest worldwide
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As the leather-jacketed sewer rat continues to hole himself up at No 23, Dot is on hand to bring him supplies, but it's not just a couple of peanut butter sarnies and a flask of Nescafe that Nick's after.
One day, however, he is remorselessly flushed down the toilet by Syd, a common sewer rat.
This week, the evil, oversized sewer rat crawls back to Walford just in time for Halloween.
Remy the sewer rat is the eponymous character of this piquant fairytale which aims to prove the simple theory that 'anyone can cook'.
My suspicion is that the increasingly early sexualisation of our young women is actually a disadvantage in dealing with the occasional sexual sewer rat.
The truth is, the sort of taxavoidance scheme exploited by the extravagantly unfunny Mr Carr has to be sought out like a sewer rat seeks scraps of food amid the fetid effluence.
QPR manager Neil Warnock described Diouf after the game as "the gutter type", adding: "I was going to call him a sewer rat but that might be insulting to sewer rats.
For many years I have thought he (Diouf) was the gutter type - I was going to call him a sewer rat but that might be insulting to sewer rats.
This species is also called the sewer rat because it is commonly found in sewer systems.
As I look back, I think about all that has changed since I was a young sewer rat, literally getting down and dirty to learn on the job.
Nasrallah is a sewer rat who will continue digging his holes," he said.
The lonely pet mouse receives an unexpected lesson in survival skills when greedy sewer rat Sid (Richie) cruelly flushes him down the u-bend into the city's festering underbelly.