Brat

[b_ɹ_ˈa_t], [bɹˈat], [bɹˈat]

Definitions of brat:

  1.   A child; used contemptuously.
  2.   A child; an offspring; - formerly used in a good sense, but now usually in a contemptuous sense.
  3.   a small pork sausage
  4.   A coarse kind of apron for keeping the clothes clean; a bib.
  5.   A thin bed of coal mixed with pyrites or carbonate of lime.
  6.   A child; contemptuously.
  7.   A contemptuous name for a child.
  8.   A name given in reproach to a child.
  9.   A contemptuous term for a child.
  10.   A child, so called in contempt.
  11.   a very troublesome child
  12.   The young of an animal.
  13.   A coarse garment or cloak; also, coarse clothing, in general.

Quotes for brat:

  1. I'm tired of playing the brat – Casey Affleck
  2. I wasn't hanging around the movie theaters in New York where I grew up, a Manhattan brat – Peter Bart
  3. I hate committing myself to anything. It's probably the lack of discipline, honestly. I'm probably a spoiled brat worried about getting my way every time. – Cameron Diaz
  4. My dad's probably one of the kindest people in the world. When I was younger that's not how I was- I was a little spoiled brat – Leonardo DiCaprio
  5. Once I started dancing, I was not the spoiled brat or the rebellious child that I was as a child. – Suzanne Farrell
  6. I'm an Air force Brat and I've lived all over the world and this country and there were people in my community who were gay- nurses, hairdressers, designers- people who just had a different way about themselves. – Pam Grier
  7. But I was also a brat I used to belong to a gang that went looking for fights with other gangs. – Thomas Keneally
  8. It is sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being. – Joseph Wood Krutch
  9. My Brat Pack buddies and I didn't exactly handle celebrity very well. Success at an early age is far more difficult to handle than failure. – Judd Nelson
  10. I've been called the Women's Auxiliary of the Brat Pack. – Molly Ringwald
  11. As I look back over my life, before I had any real identity, I was a traveler. I grew up an Army brat a runaway, an activist, and a musician. All my life I've been traveling. – Michelle Shocked
  12. Like any working mother I find it hard to have a social life. But my kids are so well adjusted. There isn't a brat bone in their body so I haven't done anything that bad. – Ruby Wax

Usage examples for brat:

  1. Honest to John, I wouldn't have a brat like that on the place! ” – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  2. “ " I'm not saying nothing against the brat cried Tom in exasperated tones; " anyone'd think I wanted'n to die by the way you go on at me. ” – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  3. “ Clarisse shall have her brat – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  4. And I don't want the brat Scraggy; I only want the boy. ” – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  5. Oh, you brat you are stealing all the milk! ” – Dixie Hart by Will N. Harben
  6. You'll find a new brat at the house; female, of course. ” – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  7. He had hugged the thought of the woman, who had imagined herself so clever at blinding him, working in poverty to keep herself and her brat – Command by William McFee
  8. You will have to see a brat and report to me on his condition- his appearance, what?... ” – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  9. “ I'd down the brat – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross
  10. The ancestors of that prison brat had been kings of Poland. ” – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  11. Unspeakable brat that he was, and small favour that he deserved at my hands, I resolved that he should have the best of the next dish when it came round. ” – The Princess Passes by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  12. If thus we introduce it into the world under the conduct of that prince, when he died it was left a hopeless brat and had hardly any hand to own it, till the wreck- voyage before noted, performed so happily by Captain Phips, afterwards Sir William, whose strange performance set a great many heads on work to contrive something for themselves. ” – An Essay Upon Projects by Daniel Defoe
  13. “ I used to like the Brat the best of all the boys, and perhaps by- and- by I shall again; but, for the moment, do you know, I almost hate him. ” – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  14. “ Shabalov cried more furiously this time: Stop, you young brat – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  15. “ I catch sight of the Brat who is passing at the moment. ” – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  16. But why didn't ye send the brat to the workhouse? ” – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  17. From the very beginning she had fiercely resented being burdened with what she called 'the plague of a brat – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  18. As if I had not trouble enough already with the other stubborn brat herself. ” – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  19. What an insolent brat he is, the little foundling! ” – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock

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