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phat2

adjective
1.
Slang. great; wonderful; terrific.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65, Americanism; respelling of fat
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British Dictionary definitions for phatest

phat

/fæt/
adjective
1.
(slang) terrific; superb
Word Origin
C20: from Black slang, a corruption of fat
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Word Origin and History for phatest

phat

adj.

hip-hop slang, "great, excellent," 1992, originating perhaps in the late 1980s and meaning at first "sexiness in a woman." The word itself is presumably a variant of fat (q.v.) in one of its slang senses, with the kind of off-beat spelling preferred in street slang (cf. boyz). The spelling is attested as far back as 1678, as an erroneous form of fat (a classical over-correction; see ph). This spelling is said by some to be an acronym, and supposed originals are offered: "pretty hot and tasty," or "pretty hips and thighs" among them, all unconvincing. These, too may have been innovations given as explanations to women who felt insulted by the word.

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Slang definitions & phrases for phatest

patoot

noun

The buttocks; fundament; ass: You hear with your patoot, curlylocks/ Talk about a horse's ptoot

[1960s+; origin unknown; perhaps fr dialect tout, ''buttocks,'' fr Middle English, pronounced toot, and altered to conform with sweet patootie by folk etymology]


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