phat

adjective
\ ˈfat How to pronounce phat (audio) \
phatter; phattest

Definition of phat

slang
: highly attractive or gratifying : excellent a phat beat moving through my body— Tara Roberts

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Examples of phat in a Sentence

That song has a phat beat. fans agree that the rapper's latest CD is totally phat

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His surf ranch, to be constructed near Jupiter Farms, will consist of a 2,000-foot-long artificial lake that will generate phat tubes perfectly suited for shacking. Dan Sweeney, Sun-Sentinel.com, "In war over who's paying for Irma, taxpayers wind up footing the bill," 27 Oct. 2017 Tune in Monday when Judd drops more phat rhymes from the world of puzzlecore. Garth Sundem, WIRED, "GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Answer: Stair Wars," 5 Feb. 2012

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First Known Use of phat

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phat

probably alteration of fat entry 1

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The first known use of phat was in 1963

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phat

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of phat

US slang : very attractive or appealing

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