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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The specialist says that under normal circumstances, sewer rats are quiet and timid animals that spend the most of their time hidden and only come out of their burrows to eat and drink.
A combined effort from everyone - from chiefs of police down to the man on the street - is needed to ensure the sewer rats responsible for these vile acts of terrorism are wiped out for ever.
The old saying that I wouldn't p**s on them if they were on fire applies" "For many years I have thought El-Hadji Diouf was the gutter type - I was going to call him a sewer rat, but that might be insulting to sewer rats.
Maybe even most are, but there are always going to be enough twisted, dumb, ignorant, abusive sewer rats to sour the milk.
This contract is for the destruction of Norway rats, sewer rats and rats with water in the sewage of the urban community networks.
The legal aspects of the recent News International scandal in the United Kingdom are explained at length but, if those journalists had employed their illegal phone-hacking skills on investigating matters with clear public benefit outcomes, they might have emerged from the debacle smelling more like roses and less like sewer rats.
A source close to the investigation revealed: "They escaped like sewer rats.
Even his current boss Neil Warnock previously described him as "the lowest of the low" and said: "I was going to call him a sewer rat but that might be insulting to sewer rats.
After a few scary encounters with sewer rats, a boa constrictor, and a full dunking in the river, Scout manages to rescue Ike and Clyde and snag them a safe ride home.
I tell you, he's the lowest of the low and to call him a sewer rat would be an insult to sewer rats
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 was the gutter type - I was going to call him a sewer rat but that might be insulting to sewer rats.