Definition of prat in English:


Syllabification: prat
Pronunciation: /prat


1A person’s buttocks.
2British An incompetent, stupid, or foolish person; an idiot.
More example sentences
  • My dad is practically in love with him, the stupid prat.
  • I felt like a prat for failing the tests and generally feel stupid at underestimating the whole thing - and what was it?
  • Because it's not a big deal whether I get a decent job or whether I spend my life in the servitude of dimwitted prats, getting people coffee and answering phones.


mid 16th century (sense 1): of unknown origin. sense 2 dates from the 1960s.

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