rink rat: Meaning and Definition of

rink' rat"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Canadian. Canadian.
  1. a youth who spends a great deal of time at a hockey rink, helping with maintenance work, sweeping, etc., often without pay or in return for free admission to the rink.
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