prat

noun
\ˈprat \

Definition of prat 

British

: a stupid or foolish person

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Examples of prat in a Sentence

He acts like a real prat sometimes. I need competent people for this job, and all they send me are prats.

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Maybe at a Ferrari Club meeting with all the other prats in hats. Dan Neil, WSJ, "If You Own a Ferrari, Can You Wear a Ferrari Hat?," 14 Sep. 2018 Ut pratin utpate modiatumsan henit wisl ulla faccum num autpationum vel doloreetue minci tatet ute dipisci elis aut prat. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Violence scares underscore safety app campaign," 26 Feb. 2018 Pit, si et aut ver sit venisl utpatin heniat dolobore dio odolor ad et eumsandigna commy num veratem quam, secte dolore corper accummy nullummod dolesto et prat, quat adignibh esectet praesequisi. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Violence scares underscore safety app campaign," 26 Feb. 2018 Pit, si et aut ver sit venisl utpatin heniat dolobore dio odolor ad et eumsandigna commy num veratem quam, secte dolore corper accummy nullummod dolesto et prat, quat adignibh esectet praesequisi. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Violence scares underscore safety app campaign," 26 Feb. 2018 Ut pratin utpate modiatumsan henit wisl ulla faccum num autpationum vel doloreetue minci tatet ute dipisci elis aut prat. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Violence scares underscore safety app campaign," 26 Feb. 2018 Pit, si et aut ver sit venisl utpatin heniat dolobore dio odolor ad et eumsandigna commy num veratem quam, secte dolore corper accummy nullummod dolesto et prat, quat adignibh esectet praesequisi. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Violence scares underscore safety app campaign," 26 Feb. 2018 Ut pratin utpate modiatumsan henit wisl ulla faccum num autpationum vel doloreetue minci tatet ute dipisci elis aut prat. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Violence scares underscore safety app campaign," 26 Feb. 2018 Ut pratin utpate modiatumsan henit wisl ulla faccum num autpationum vel doloreetue minci tatet ute dipisci elis aut prat. Melanie Feuk, Houston Chronicle, "Violence scares underscore safety app campaign," 26 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of prat

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prat

probably from argot prat buttocks

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The first known use of prat was in 1955

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prat

noun

English Language Learners Definition of prat

: a stupid or foolish person

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