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What does phat mean?
Phat is a slang term that means great or superb, as in The upcoming artist dropped some phat beats on the new rap album.
Phat can also be used to describe a person as very attractive, especially a woman who has shapely curves.
Example: My friend rides a phat car that looks amazing every time I see it.
Where does phat come from?
The first records of phat come from around 1960. It is an Americanism that comes from Black slang as a respelling of the word fat. The word fat can mean someone is rich (fat cat) or something is plentiful (a fat stack of dollar bills).
Phat comes from Black slang and has been commonly used within the hip-hop community. For example, it was used in the 1996 song “No Diggity” by Blackstreet and the 2000 song “Stan” by Eminem. Phat is no longer as common as it once was and is often used as a positive way to describe a curvaceous woman.
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How is phat used in real life?
Phat isn’t as common as it once was. It is often used as a positive term to describe curvaceous women.
Epik is back with another phat track,
We’re the mutants of the hip-hop scene; rap’s black cat – high skool
— Epik High lyrics bot (@EpikHighsongBot) June 1, 2021
DJ, PLAY THOSE PHAT BEATS
— Jenn McAllister (@jennmcallister) September 4, 2014
Would it have killed the little drummer boy to also drop some phat rhymes?
— Tim Siedell (@badbanana) December 18, 2012
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Is phat used correctly in the following sentence?
The athlete was looking phat with an ugly shirt and terrible fashion sense.
How to use phat in a sentence
He should have been rocking some Phat Farms or some True Religions or something.
An' may I ax ye, misther, to be koind enough to exshplain phat in the wurruld that owld roosther's doin'?
But Jack darlint, broke in Andy, phat dye think he wanted to bury this ki-yi on the island for at all, at all?
But arrah, now, phat arre we goin to do about this same broth of a bye comin back till the island for frind?
The vessels whose sole function is to remove particles of matter already deposited, are called Lym-phat´ics.
This satisfize me that phat iz only another name for virtew.Josh Billings on Ice|Henry Wheeler Shaw