wat

[ waht ]

noun
  1. a Buddhist temple or monastery in Thailand or Cambodia.

Origin of wat

1
1870–75; <Thai <Sanskrit vāṭa enclosure

Words Nearby wat

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How to use wat in a sentence

  • Step litely, stranger, fer yer lize the mortil part uv wat you mus be sum da.

  • When he had described the pair he wanted, the boy said: "W'y these ere must be the pair wat's just gone to the Toronto boat!"

    The Mysteries of Montreal | Charlotte Fuhrer

British Dictionary definitions for wat

wat

/ (wɑːt) /


noun
  1. a Thai Buddhist monastery or temple

Origin of wat

1
Thai, from Sanskrit vāta enclosure

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