cow·​pat ˈkau̇-ˌpat How to pronounce cowpat (audio)
chiefly British

Examples of cowpat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Noonan watched Bubbles step indifferently into a cowpat the size of a dinner plate, his boot heel leaving an oozing bite mark in the pat’s crust. Colin Barrett, The New Yorker, 6 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cowpat was in 1937

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“Cowpat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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