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noun Slang.
the buttocks.
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Origin of prat

First recorded in 1560–70; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for prat

prat
/ (præt) /

noun
slang an incompetent or ineffectual person: often used as a term of abuse

Word Origin for prat

C20: probably special use of C16 prat buttocks, of unknown origin
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