Translation of desert rat in Spanish:

desert rat

jerbo, n.

noun

  • 1

    Zoology
    jerbo masculine
  • 2British

    Military History
    rata del desierto feminine
    • It is interesting to note that we are about to celebrate the end of the war in 1945 in which our member spent five years as a desert rat defending democracy, only to be troubled by louts at the age of 83.
    • He was a Desert Rat and often spoke of his experiences in the desert and at Mont Cassino.
    • The former desert rat was being forced to give up his home help support after the weekly cost more than trebled.
    • He was a desert rat with the 8th Army in North Africa and then a Chindit behind Japanese lines in Burma.
    • He was a Desert Rat in World War II and various anecdotes are made about this throughout the show, such as his life being saved by a mess-tin and saving a man's life with a tablespoon.