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prat n : 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?" [syn: buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass]

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The word prat is known to have meant “buttocks” since the 16th century and was originally criminals’ slang but is otherwise of unknown origin. The British slang sense of “dolt” or “fool” is recorded from the 1970s.



  1. The buttocks.
  2. In the context of "UK|slang": A fool.


The buttocks
A fool

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prat in Spanish: Prat
prat in French: Prat
prat in Italian: Prat

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