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prat

 (prăt)
n.
1. Slang The buttocks.
2. Chiefly British Slang A person who is incompetent and stupid.

[Origin unknown.]
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prat

(præt)
n
slang an incompetent or ineffectual person: often used as a term of abuse
[C20: probably special use of C16 prat buttocks, of unknown origin]
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prat

(præt)

n. Slang.
the buttocks.
[1560–70; orig. uncertain]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prat - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit onprat - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"
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Translations

prat

[præt] (Brit) N (= ineffectual person) → inútil mf; (= fool) → imbécil mf
you prat!¡imbécil!
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

prat

[ˈpræt] n (British)imbécile m, andouille f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

prat

n (Brit inf: = idiot) → Trottel m (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

prat

[præt] n (Brit) (fam!) → cretino/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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