ratbag

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ratbag

(ˈrætˌbæɡ)
n
slang a despicable person
[C20: from rat + bag]
Translations

ratbag

[ˈrætbæg] n (British)enfoiré(e) m/f rat-catcher [ˈrætkætʃər] n (= person) → dératiseur m

ratbag

n (Brit pej inf) → Schrulle f (inf)
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crap) with a bunch of ratbags has been going on for years 'cause the cops have been pussy-footing around and not catching enough of the buggers, but like a lot of other people here, I've got to earn a crust, don't I, and we just get on and do it, don't we?
Thats karma coming back to bite yous ratbags for removing the cross monument honouring the late great Alan Ryan.
Sources: London Daily Telegraph Obituaries; David Colfelt in Ratbags to Respectability, A History of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, and the records of Peter Campbell, yachting journalist.
I wish I had seen two kids with black and white ball caps smiling just at the time the bombs exploded, had somehow known that they were the ratbags who set the bombs, and had tackled at least one of them and turned him over to the cops.
I can tell straight away who are the ratbags who are going to come in here and pick my brain and disappear.
The ratbags also nicked Philip's car, but at least that was later found abandoned.
If he s a ratbag, he s one of our ratbags," Kenny told The Australian.
These are the same ratbags who roar through deep puddles when it rains so as to soak pedestrians.
We had this reputation --all the ratbags come here .
In one note the Stourbridge pensioner wrote: "To the ratbags who keep wrecking my car.