A beat-up vehicle driven in winter so as not to damage another vehicle that is in better condition and/or costs more. Originates from the snowbelt, particularly Syracuse, New York.
When the Weather Channel predicted snow, John parked his new BMW in his garage and took his 1985 winter rat to the game instead.
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