Associations to the word «Packrat»


PACKRAT, noun. Any of several species of rodent in the genus Neotoma, but most commonly the bushy-tailed woodrat (Neotoma cinerea).
PACKRAT, noun. One who tends to acquire various objects; one who collects, accumulates or has trouble throwing things away.

Dictionary definition

PACKRAT, noun. A collector of miscellaneous useless objects.
PACKRAT, noun. Any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.