Similar to a rat; ratlike.
damaged and shabby as a result of much use
Infested with rats.
p. p. of Wear.
(colloquial) In poor condition or repair
affected by wear; damaged by long use;
‘worn threads on the screw’; ‘a worn suit’; ‘the worn pockets on the jacket’;
Irritable, annoyed, bad-tempered.
showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering;
‘looking careworn as she bent over her mending’; ‘her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness’; ‘that raddled but still noble face’; ‘shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face’;
showing signs of wear and tear;
‘a ratty old overcoat’; ‘shabby furniture’; ‘an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains’;