bratty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

brat +‎ -y

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Adjective[edit]

bratty (comparative brattier or more bratty, superlative brattiest or most bratty)

  1. Characteristic of a brat; unruly and impolite.
    • 2012 May 27, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “New Kid On The Block” (season 4, episode 8; originally aired 11/12/1992)”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      When Laura tells Bart that she can teach him to dance, Bart and Laura are suddenly transformed into Astaire and Rogers in a black-and-white fantasy sequence before Bart’s reverie is abruptly ended when Laura reverts back to bratty tomboy form and gives him a wedgie.

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