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prat

1. slang An irritating, incompetent, ineffectual fool. Primarily heard in UK. That prat wouldn't know how to change a tyre if his life depended on it. A: "And then he said that he wouldn't move in unless she stayed home and cooked for him." B: "What an absolute prat."
2. slang The buttocks. I gave him a right old kick in the prat.
3. vulgar slang A vagina. I hate going to the gynecologist and having some stranger look at my prat.

pratfall

1. slang A fall on one's buttocks, especially as an element of a comedy routine. "Prat" is a slang term for the buttocks. It's striving to be like the vaudeville acts of yesteryear, so expect plenty of corny jokes, pies in faces, and pratfalls from beginning to end.
2. slang By extension, any error, mistake, failure, etc., especially one that is humiliating in some way. Despite the many pratfalls in her election campaign, she still managed to pull ahead at the last moment and secure a victory. This is just the latest in a series of pratfalls that have served to undermine the company's credibility.

pratt

1. slang An irritating, incompetent, ineffectual fool. Primarily heard in UK. That pratt wouldn't know how to change a tyre if his life depended on it. A: "And then he said that he wouldn't move in unless she stayed home and cooked for him." B: "What an absolute pratt."
2. slang The buttocks. I gave him a right old kick in the pratt.
3. vulgar slang A vagina. I hate going to the gynecologist and having some stranger look at my pratt.

pratfall

n. a fall on the buttocks; a fall on the buttocks done as part of a comedy act. If you want to be in musical comedy, you should learn to take a pratfall.

prat(t)

n. the buttocks. Get out before I kick you in the pratt.

prat

verb
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He said: "When a mate saw it, he walked out of the cinema halfway through just to tell me I looked like a prat. I liked the film but it wasn't his thing."
La figura de Prat de la Riba aparece en este contexto como uno de los jovenes fundadores de la Lliga regionalista de Catalunya formada en 1889, en colaboracion con el Centre Catala, para promover el derecho civil catalan.
One, dated May 4 last year, was headlined "PM backs Benjy in 'prat' row", and added: "The Prime Minister has backed his special adviser, saying he's 'a prat, but not the prat'".
Morris and Prat chose eighty-six images that tell of suffering, shame, and absurdity: a swastika on the Hotel de Ville, Wehrmacht officers in front of the Grand Hotel, the executions of hostages, prisoners being taken to concentration camps, a young girl still playing with her tricycle before being carted off with her family by the Nazis, collaborators, a torture helmet from the Gestapo prisons, the Resistance fighter Jean Moulin , the cell in the Montluc fort where Moulin was tortured, the crowd cheering Petain, then de Gaulle at the liberation of Lyon, the Allied bombings, the action of the Resistance fighters at the liberation, and so on.
Under the plan, the government will sell 90.05% stakes in each of the newly formed concessionaires of the Barajas airport in Madrid and El Prat in Barcelona, seeking to get EUR3.6bn for Barajas and EUR1.6bn for El Prat.