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bratty

[brat-ee]
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adjective, brat·ti·er, brat·ti·est.
  1. characteristic of or resembling a brat; impudent; ill-mannered: bratty remarks; bratty tricks.
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Origin of bratty

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  • Or perhaps poor Bratty was despatched with the carving-knife.

    Ancestors

    Gertrude Atherton


Word Origin and History for bratty

adj.

"spoiled and juvenile," 1929, from brat + -y (2).

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