wat

\ˈwat\

Definition of wat 

(Entry 1 of 3)

Scottish variant of

wat

noun (1), often capitalized
\ˈwät\
plural -s

Definition of wat (Entry 2 of 3)

archaic

: hare

wat

noun
\"\
plural -s

Definition of wat (Entry 3 of 3)

: a Buddhist temple or monastery in Thailand

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for wat

Noun (1)

Middle English, probably from Wat, nickname for Walter

Noun

Siamese, from Sanskrit vāṭa enclosed ground

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about wat

Dictionary Entries near wat

wastrife

wastry

wasty

wat

watap

Watauga

watch

Statistics for wat

Look-up Popularity

Comments on wat

What made you want to look up wat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

obstinately defiant of authority

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!