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Noun: wharf rat  worf rat
  1. Someone who lives near wharves and lives by pilfering from ships or warehouses
  2. Brown rat that infests wharves

Derived forms: wharf rats

Type of: brown rat, Norway rat, pilferer, Rattus norvegicus, sneak thief, snitcher

Encyclopedia: Wharf rat