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prat

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Pronunciation: /prat
 
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Definition of prat in English:

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.

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