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Definitions and meaning of gat

gat

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡæt/
  • Rhymes: -æt

Etymology 1

From Gatling gun, after inventor Richard Gatling.

Noun

gat (plural gats)

  1. (archaic, slang, in old westerns) A Gatling gun.
  2. (originally 1920s gangster slang) Any type of gun, usually a pistol.
    • 1939, Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep.
      You're the second guy I've met within hours who seems to think a gat in the hand means a world by the tail.
    • 1988, N.W.A, Straight Outta Compton
      Goin' off on a motherfucker like that
      With a gat that's pointed at yo ass
Translations

Verb

gat (third-person singular simple present gats, present participle gatting, simple past and past participle gatted)

  1. (slang) To shoot someone with a pistol or other handheld firearm.

Etymology 2

From guitar, by shortening

Noun

gat (plural gats)

  1. (New Zealand, slang) A guitar

Etymology 3

Verb

gat

  1. (Scotland and Northern England or archaic) simple past tense of get
    • Genesis 19:27
      And Abraham gat up early in the morning

Etymology 4

Icelandic.

Noun

gat (plural gats)

  1. An opening between sandbanks; a strait.

Anagrams

  • ATG, GTA, TAG, TGA, tag

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch gat (hole).

Noun

gat (plural gate, diminutive gaatjie)

  1. hole; perforation
  2. gap; opening
  3. hole or hollowed out area used as a shelter or home by animals
  4. (figuratively) dump; a run-down living space, room or house
  5. (golf) hole; cup

Synonyms

  • (gap): gaping
  • (golf): putjie

Derived terms

  • gatvol

Noun

gat (plural gatte, diminutive gatjie)

  1. (vulgar) anus
  2. (crude) rump; buttocks; bum; ass; backside of a human
  3. the backside of animals or objects

Synonyms

  • (backside, ass): agterstewe, blaker, stert
  • (anus): hol, poephol

Derived terms

  • gatkant
  • kaalgat

Anagrams

  • agt

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan gat, cat), from Late Latin cattus (cat) (compare French chat, Spanish gato). See cat for more.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈɡat/
  • Rhymes: -at

Noun

gat m (plural gats, feminine gata)

  1. cat (feline animal)
  2. jack (device for lifting heavy objects)
  3. cat shark

Synonyms

  • (cat): mix (colloquial), moix (colloquial)

Derived terms

Related terms

  • gata

Adjective

gat (feminine gata, masculine plural gats, feminine plural gates)

  1. (Mallorca) drunk

Further reading

  • “gat” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch gat, from Old Dutch *gat, from Proto-Germanic *gatą. Doublet of gate.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɣɑt/
  • Hyphenation: gat
  • Rhymes: -ɑt

Noun

gat n (plural gaten, diminutive gaatje n)

  1. gap, hole
    Synonyms: hol, opening
  2. godforsaken place, hamlet
    Synonyms: uithoek, midden van nergens
  3. (archaic) port

Noun

gat n or m (plural gaten, diminutive gatje n)

  1. (vulgar) arsehole, asshole
  2. (by extension, informal) the buttocks, butt, bum, rear-end, bottom of a person or animal
    • "Het regent" (nursery rhyme).
    Synonym: achterste

Derived terms


Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse gat, from Proto-Germanic *gatą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaːt/
  • Rhymes: -aːt

Noun

gat n (genitive singular gats, nominative plural göt)

  1. hole, perforation (an opening through a solid body)
  2. (colloquial, school) a gap in a fixed schedule, an unassigned time in the schedule, usually between classes; break, free period

Declension

Derived terms

  • standa á gati (to be unable to answer a question, to be at a loss)
  • reka einhvern á gat (to stump somebody, to ask somebody a question he cannot answer)

Verb

gat

  1. first-person singular active present indicative of geta
    Ég gat ekki stöðvað hana.
    I couldn't stop her.
  2. third-person singular active present indicative of geta

Lower Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *gatь (dike). Cognate with Upper Sorbian hat, Polish gać, Serbo-Croatian gat (ditch, dam).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡat/

Noun

gat m (diminutive gaśik)

  1. pond
  2. dam, embankment

Declension

Derived terms

  • gatny
  • gatojski
  • pódgataŕ
  • pódgatki

Further reading

  • gat in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • gat in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Mauritian Creole

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡat/

Verb

gat

  1. Medial form of gate

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English ġeat.

Noun

gat

  1. Alternative form of gate (gate)

Etymology 2

From Old Norse gata.

Noun

gat

  1. Alternative form of gate (way)

Occitan

Alternative forms

  • cat

Etymology

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Late Latin cattus (compare Catalan gat, French chat). See cat for more.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɡat]

Noun

gat m (plural gats, feminine gata, feminine plural gatas)

  1. a cat

Related terms

  • gata

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *gaits. Cognate with Old Saxon gēt, Old Dutch *geit, Old High German geiz, Old Norse geit, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌹𐍄𐍃 (gaits); and with Latin haedus (kid).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡɑːt/

Noun

gāt f

  1. goat

Declension

Coordinate terms

  • bucca (male goat)

Derived terms

  • gāthirde

Descendants

  • Middle English: gote, got, gat, goot, goet, goth
    • English: goat
      • Abenaki: kots (from "goats")
      • Rotokas: goti
    • Scots: gait, gayt

Romagnol

Etymology

From Late Latin cattus (cat). See the etymology at cat for further details.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡat/, [ˈɡaɐ̯t]

Noun

gat m (plural ghét)

  1. cat (Felis silvestris catus, a domesticated feline commonly kept as a house pet)
    • December 2007, Vincenzo Sanchini, Tigrin e Biancon in la Ludla, il Papiro, page 8:
      S'i padrùn gio tla pianura,\ chi por gat j è armast te' ghét,\ in s'è mòs da meda tl'éra,\ a raspè mla porta tchjusa.

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) giat

Etymology

From Late Latin cattus.

Noun

gat m (plural gats)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) cat

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *gatь (dike). Cognate with Slovak hať (dam), Upper Sorbian hat, Polish gać, Lower Sorbian gat (pond, dam), and Russian гать (gatʹ, causeway).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡât/

Noun

gȁt m (Cyrillic spelling га̏т)

  1. ditch
  2. dam

Declension

References

  • “gat” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Tok Pisin

Alternative forms

  • igat

Etymology

From English got.

Verb

gat

  1. have

Derived terms

  • gat bel
  • igat
  • nogat

Venetian

Etymology

From Late Latin cattus (cat). See the etymology at cat for further details.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡat/
  • Hyphenation: gàt

Noun

gat m (plural gati)

  1. cat (Felis silvestris catus, a domesticated feline commonly kept as a house pet)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a pistol.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)