"pat" Definition

  1. v. t. To strike gently with the fingers or hand; to stroke lightly; to tap; as, to pat a dog.
  2. n. A light, quik blow or stroke with the fingers or hand; a tap.
  3. n. A small mass, as of butter, shaped by pats.
  4. a. Exactly suitable; fit; convenient; timely.
  5. adv. In a pat manner.

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Position in dictionary: 71604 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., n., n., a., adv.,
Words that start with "pat": 163
Words that end with "pat": 5
Words that contain "pat": 529
Next words in dictionary: pataca, patache, patacoon, patagia, patagium
Previous words in dictionary: pasty, pasturing, pasturer, pastureless, pastured

English Dictionary Definition of pat

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