noun (plural latiˈlätē or lats)
From the first syllable of Latvija 'Latvia'.
Words that rhyme with latat, bat, brat, cat, chat, cravat, drat, expat, fat, flat, frat, gat, gnat, hat, hereat, high-hat, howzat, mat, matt, matte, Montserrat, Nat, outsat, pat, pit-a-pat, plait, plat, prat, Rabat, rat, rat-tat, Sadat, sat, scat, Sebat, shabbat, shat, skat, slat, spat, splat, sprat, stat, Surat, tat, that, thereat, tit-for-tat, vat, whereat
noun(usually lats) informal
(In bodybuilding) a latissimus muscle.
- Every cartoon/player came with exploding biceps, triceps, pecs, lats.
- Are bigger biceps, triceps, pecs and lats leaving elbows, shoulders, necks and backs more vulnerable?
- Pectoral muscles and lats can push an enormous amount of weight through a great range of motion, which means they, too, are more directly fatigued.
Mid 20th century: abbreviation.
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