brat


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brat 1

 (brăt)
n.
1. A child, especially a spoiled or ill-mannered one.
2. A child of a career military person.

[Possibly from brat, coarse garment, from Middle English, from Old English bratt, of Celtic origin.]

brat′tish adj.
brat′tish·ness n.

brat 2

 (brăt)
n.
A bratwurst.

brat

(bræt)
n
a child, esp one who is ill-mannered or unruly: used contemptuously or playfully
[C16: perhaps special use of earlier brat rag, from Old English bratt cloak, of Celtic origin; related to Old Irish bratt cloth, brat2]

brat

(bræt)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) dialect Northern English an apron or overall
[from Old English brat cloak; related to Old Irish bratt cloth used to cover the body]

brat

(bræt)

n.
a child, esp. an annoying, spoiled, or impolite child.
[1495–1505]
brat′tish, adj.
brat′ty, adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brat - a very troublesome childbrat - a very troublesome child    
scamp, imp, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag - one who is playfully mischievous
2.brat - a small pork sausagebrat - a small pork sausage      
pork sausage - sausage containing pork

brat

noun youngster, kid (informal), urchin, imp, rascal, spoilt child, devil, puppy (informal), cub, scallywag (informal), whippersnapper, guttersnipe He's a spoilt brat.
Translations
spratek
møgunge
kakara
derište
悪がき
꼬마
vaikigalis
knevelis
fagannespratník
snorungesnorvalp
คนเลว
veletşımarık çocuk
trẻ ranh

brat

[bræt]
A. N (pej) → mocoso/a m/f
B. CPD brat pack N (pej) (= actors etc) generación de jóvenes artistas con éxito

brat

[ˈbræt] n (pejorative)morveux/euse m/f
He's a spoiled brat
BUT C'est un enfant gâté.bra top nhaut m courtbrat pack njeunes loups mpl

brat

n (pej inf)Balg m or nt (inf), → Gör nt (inf); (esp girl) → Göre f (inf); a spoiled brateine verzogene Göre (inf)

brat

[bræt] n (fam) (pej) → moccioso/a

brat

(brat) noun
a child, especially one who behaves badly.

brat

طِفْل مُدَلَّع spratek møgunge Balg παλιόπαιδο mocoso, niño mimado kakara garnement derište monello 悪がき 꼬마 snotaap drittunge bachor criança mimada плохо воспитанный ребенок snorvalp คนเลว velet trẻ ranh 乳臭未干的小孩
References in classic literature ?
Luther, according to the scandal of his monkish enemies, was a brat of that hellish breed; nor was Pearl the only child to whom this inauspicious origin was assigned among the New England Puritans.
It would be intolerable to me to pass a whole evening tete-e-tete with a brat.
Earnshaw was ready to fling it out of doors: she did fly up, asking how he could fashion to bring that gipsy brat into the house, when they had their own bairns to feed and fend for?
I will teach him another note--the brat of an evil prophet
Thou canst not even skin him properly, little beggar brat, and forsooth I, Buldeo, must be told not to singe his whiskers.
She is under the big chestnut-tree," replied the spoiled brat, as he gave, in spite of his mother's commands, live flies to the parrot, which seemed keenly to relish such fare.
Consider, brat, that I am an old woman and not altogether a fool.
All the jungle knows thou wast a herder of tame cattle--such a man's brat as shouts in the dust by the crops yonder.
Perhaps it's his brat that the fellow is looking for.
Peter, I'll forego all that I had planned for the brat and cut its heart out before your very eyes.
Do you seriously suppose that I am responsible for the future of every brat who grows up on this estate?
The language of the eye, superseding on this occasion the language of the tongue, plainly revealed the impression that I had produced on her: "You bring my lost brat home in a cab