phat

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See also: phát and phật

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The term derives from African American Vernacular English as a deliberate misspelling of the word fat.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fæt/
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  • Rhymes: -æt

Adjective[edit]

phat (comparative phatter, superlative phattest)

  1. (slang, originally African-American Vernacular) Excellent; cool; very good.
    Synonyms: cool, excellent, fab; see also Thesaurus:excellent
    • 1994, “One Time 4 Your Mind”, in Illmatic, performed by Nas:
      Aiyyo, Nas? Fuck that, man, that shit was phat / But kick that for them gangstas, man, fuck all that!
  2. (slang) Sexy.
    Synonyms: foxy, hot; see also Thesaurus:sexy
  3. (slang, music) Rich in texture; prominent.
    Synonyms: prominent, (slang) rocking, juicy
    The song has a phat bass line.

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Phalura[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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phat (Perso-Arabic spelling پھت)

  1. suddenly

References[edit]

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[1], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Rade[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chamic *phaːt, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *paqət.

Verb[edit]

phat

  1. (transitive) to chisel

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References[edit]

  • James A. Tharp; Y-Bhăm Ƀuôn-yǎ (1980) A Rhade-English Dictionary with English-Rhade Finderlist (Pacific Linguistics. Series C-58)‎[2], Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University, →ISBN, archived from the original on 1 November 2021, retrieved 22 December 2021, page 103