Definition of prat in English:

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prat

Pronunciation: /prat/

noun

informal
1British An incompetent or stupid person; an idiot.
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.
2A person’s buttocks.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with prat

at, bat, brat, cat, chat, cravat, drat, expat, fat, flat, frat, gat, gnat, hat, hereat, high-hat, howzat, lat, mat, matt, matte, Montserrat, Nat, outsat, pat, pit-a-pat, plait, plat, 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

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