phatter; phattest
slang
: highly attractive or gratifying : excellent
a phat beat moving through my bodyTara Roberts

Examples of phat in a Sentence

That song has a phat beat. fans agree that the rapper's latest CD is totally phat
Recent Examples on the Web Tony Swan Listen up, all you nouveau-riche rappers and cash-phat NBA power forwards who are right now trading in your G-wagens for this even-more-expensive super-status symbol: You can get stuck in the mud in this wundertruck very easily with these Pirellis, which are designed for the highway. Dan Neil, Car and Driver, 2 June 2020 In pop culture, psychedelia is a Day-Glo tapestry of mandalas, black-light inks, tie-dye, and phat pants embossed with lime-green alien heads. Wired, 28 July 2022 The brown Docs, with their phat-with-aph soles and telltale yellow AirWair tag at the ankle, were comparatively attainable. Michelle Ruiz, Vogue, 3 Nov. 2021 Mother’s Grille offers an extensive menu featuring food made from scratch, and specializing in phat crab cakes, juicy steaks, fresh fish, 15 flavors of wings, 20 types of burgers, and Pop Pop’s Ice Cream, made in-house with love! baltimoresun.com, 28 June 2021 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, 27 Oct. 2017 Tune in Monday when Judd drops more phat rhymes from the world of puzzlecore. Garth Sundem, WIRED, 5 Feb. 2012

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Word History

Etymology

probably alteration of fat entry 1

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of phat was in 1963

Dictionary Entries Near phat

Cite this Entry

“Phat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phat. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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