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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rat race mean? 

RAT RACE (noun)
  The noun RAT RACE has 1 sense:

1. an exhausting routine that leaves no time for relaxation

  Familiarity information: RAT RACE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

RAT RACE (noun)

Sense 1rat race [BACK TO TOP]


An exhausting routine that leaves no time for relaxation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("rat race" is a kind of...):

modus operandi; routine (an unvarying or habitual method or procedure)

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