gatta

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

gatta (plural gattas)

  1. (South Africa, slang) A police officer.
    • 2005, Al Lovejoy, Acid Alex, Zebra Press (2005), →ISBN, page 167:
      They went into the pub and started a fight. One that was just bad enough for someone to call the boere. When the gattas arrived they got donnered for their trouble.

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gatta (plural gattas)

  1. (Cape Afrikaans) police officer, cop

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin catta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gatta f (plural gatte, masculine gatto)

  1. queen (female cat), she-cat
  2. sex kitten

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Sicilian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: gàt‧ta

Noun[edit]

gatta f

  1. female cat

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