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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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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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“Phat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phat. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of phat

US slang : very attractive or appealing

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