flata

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

flātā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of flātō

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Recorded since at least the 1960s, where it occurs in Haldo Gibson's slang dictionary. Probably derived from flat (flat), alluding to an unwomanly body shape.

Adjective[edit]

flata

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of flat

Noun[edit]

flata c

  1. (colloquial) a female homosexual, a dyke

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Flata has previously been a highly offensive slur towards homosexual women, but has been used by the gay rights movement as a self-descriptive in order to reclaim and de-stigmatize the term. See also bög, "gay, fag, queer, poof".