an incarcerated individual with no gang affiliation who is employed by rival gangs to seek out and harm, typically by a razor blade attack, fellow inmates.
I heard that when Lincoln was locked up he was a rathunter and slice many dudes.
by Brandon Maurice Williams March 15, 2005
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rat hunters are a established prison gang in the new york state prison system many members are from various 1% biker outlaw gangs on the street ,but run with rat hunters in the inside the majority are middle age hispanic men who are vetern cons
rat hunters generally target rapos and rats-people who tell on other prisoners or who told on their co-defendants to get lighter sentances. rat hunters also extort and make gang like the latin kings run errons for them
by NLR718 July 09, 2006