[ dan-dee-prat ]
/ ˈdæn diˌpræt /
a silver coin of 16th-century England, equal to about twopence.
- a diminutive person; a dwarf, pygmy, or midget.
- a person of small or childish mind; a silly, finicky, or puerile person.
- a child.
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Origin of dandiprat
First recorded in 1510–20; origin uncertain
Words nearby dandiprat
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British Dictionary definitions for dandiprat
/ (ˈdændɪˌpræt) /
a small English coin minted in the 16th century
- a small boy
- an insignificant person
Word Origin for dandiprat
C16: of unknown origin
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