IPA: rˈæbʌt


  • A mammal of the family Leporidae, with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail.
  • (uncountable) The meat from this animal.
  • (uncountable) The fur of a rabbit typically used to imitate another animal's fur.
  • A runner in a distance race whose goal is mainly to set the pace, either to tire a specific rival so that a teammate can win or to help another break a record; a pacesetter.
  • (cricket) A very poor batsman; selected as a bowler or wicket-keeper.
  • (computing theory) A large element at the beginning of a list of items to be bubble sorted, and thus tending to be quickly swapped into its correct position. Compare turtle.
  • Rarebit; Welsh rabbit or a similar dish: melted cheese served atop toast.
  • A pneumatically-controlled tool used to insert small samples of material inside the core of a nuclear reactor.
  • The fourth of the twelve-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.


  • (intransitive) To hunt rabbits.
  • (US, intransitive) To flee.
  • (Britain, intransitive) To talk incessantly and in a childish manner; to babble annoyingly.
  • Confound; damn; drat.

Examples of "rabbit" in Sentences

  • Rabbits are herbivores.
  • The rabbit is skipping.
  • He placed a rabbit in a warren.
  • They took the rabbit to the pit.
  • The rabbit and the monkey laughed.
  • The rabbits are brown in the summer.
  • But rabbits come and eat the lettuce
  • The rabbit snare exists because of the rabbit.
  • Remove the rabbit from the soak and roll in seasoned flour.
  • The only rabbit to be widely domesticated is the European Rabbit.
  • I had never heard the term rabbit trails before, only goat trails, LOL.
  • They are herbivorous animals and smaller relatives of rabbits and hares.
  • Yes macing an innocent rabbit is wrong, but I see a small hint of humor in this.
  • You could also practise speech marks and question makrs – if your rabbit is asking questions – or this might be a little too advanced for Kindergarten.
  • A week after Christmas, Macy's was unloading furs at outtahere prices like $378 for a "rabbit" coat -- "rabbit" is Chinese for cat, cat lovers be forewarned!
  • A rabbit is pulled from a hat, your card is instantly guessed, an object disappears from a hand and appears behind your ear, and a woman who was split in half is put back together.
  • To sink into those wide feather beds and sleep the round of the clock while the old women washed and dried their clothes for them; to eat rabbit stew and pommes frites in the garden, —rabbit stew made with red wine and chestnuts.
  • Sometimes in their rambles in the woods, they started a wild hare, which they called a rabbit, who fled away from them with long leaps, and was soon out of sight, so that they could hardly catch a glimpse of him in his rapid flight.

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