mall rat

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mall rat

(mɔːl)
n
slang chiefly US and South African a youngster who spends much of his or her time in shopping malls

mall′ rat`


n.
Slang. a person, esp. a teenager, who frequents shopping malls to socialize, window-shop, etc.
[1980–85]
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Unless you're that mall rat who buys seasonally, every three months, then throws it all away.
WHETHER YOU'RE A MALL RAT or a farmer in India, being poor can sap your smarts.
By Amina Khan/Los Angeles Times/MCT Whether you're a New Jersey mall rat or a farmer in India, being poor can sap your smarts.
He's a mall rat WHEELCHAIR faker Aleksei Shanin, 35, was arrested after his 13th shoplifting spree at the same mall pretending to be a disabled customer, say police in Syktyvkar, Russia.
Throughout, you can't escape comparisons with Alanis Morissette and mall rat Avril Lavigne.
Mall Rat, what makes you think you need to run up to her and say, "Hi, can I have your phone number?
In a chilling premonition of today's panhandling mall rat, third-world sex-slave and supermarket brat, Humbert's bored waif, Dolly, is mollified by being frantically offered every consumable she craves.
If the Arkansas Abomination did in fact get his bent willy waxed by this Beverly Hills mall rat, well, he's 50 and the president of the United States, and she was 21 at the time and clearly desperately in need of counseling, and I think it's wrong, wrong, wrong, but she's of legal age, so take a Dramamine and let it be.
A NEW type of mall rat has invaded SM Bicutan in Taguig City.
Was it a Techno plot or a message from a disgruntled Mall Rat resentful of her?
Barbie is the material girl par excellence, the original mall rat.