Your question: Is Prat a swear word in England?

Is Prat a curse?

Prat — A low-key curse work for a stupid person. Pratting around could also be used to describe someone behaving in a foolish way. Put a sock in it — This is a fairly rude way of telling someone to be quiet.

What does the word Pratt mean?

Definition of ‘pratt’

1. the buttocks. verb (transitive) 2. to hit (someone) on the buttocks.

What is a right prat?

/præt/ (British English, informal) ​a stupid person. He got drunk and made a complete prat of himself. You look a right prat in that outfit.

Do British people say prat?

Prat has been British slang for the sort of person with whom you’d rather not share a long train journey since the middle of the 20th century.

Where did the word Pratt come from?

English: nickname for a clever trickster, from Old English prætt ‘trick’, ‘tricky’, ‘cunning’ (which is found in use as a byname in the 11th century). This surname is quite common in southeastern Ireland.

How do you spell Pratt?

Alternative spelling of prat.

How do you pronounce Pratt?

Break ‘pratt’ down into sounds: [PRAT] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them. Record yourself saying ‘pratt’ in full sentences, then watch yourself and listen.

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