Patton

biographical name
Pat·​ton | \ ˈpa-tᵊn How to pronounce Patton (audio) \

Definition of Patton

George Smith 1885–1945 American general

More from Merriam-Webster on Patton

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Patton

Comments on Patton

What made you want to look up Patton? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

highly pertinent or appropriate

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!