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brat

play
noun \ˈbrat\

Definition of brat

  1. 1 a :  child; specifically :  an ill-mannered annoying child <a spoiled brat> b :  an ill-mannered immature person

  2. 2 :  the child of a career military person <army brats>; also :  the child of a person whose career is in a specified and typically unusual field <Hollywood brats>

brattiness play \ˈbra-tē-nəs\ noun
brattish play \ˈbra-tish\ adjective
bratty play \-tē\ adjective


Origin of brat

perhaps from English dialect brat coarse garment


First Known Use: circa 1505


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brat

play
noun \ˈbrät, ˈbrat\

Definition of brat



Origin of brat

by shortening


First Known Use: 1949


BRAT Defined for Kids

brat

play
noun \ˈbrat\

Definition of brat for Students

  1. :  a naughty annoying child




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