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3 letters words from 'tat'

ATT 3TAT 3

2 letters words from 'tat'

AT 2TA 2

All 3 letters words made out of tat

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Definitions and meaning of tat

tat

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tæt/
  • Rhymes: -æt

Etymology 1

From Hindi टाट (ṭāṭ, thick canvas)

Noun

tat (countable and uncountable, plural tats)

  1. (uncountable, Britain) Cheap and vulgar tastelessness; sleaze.
  2. (uncountable, Britain) Cheap, tasteless, useless goods; trinkets.
  3. (countable, India) Gunny cloth made from the fibre of the Corchorus olitorius (jute).
Translations

Etymology 2

Origin unknown. Perhaps the same as etymology 1, above, or perhaps a back-formation from tatting. Attested since the 19th century.

Verb

tat (third-person singular simple present tats, present participle tatting, simple past and past participle tatted)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To make (something by) tatting.
Translations

References

“tatting, n.1.”, in OED Online ⁠, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, March 2013.

Etymology 3

From Hindi टट्टू (ṭaṭṭū, pony)

Alternative forms

  • tattoo
  • tatt

Noun

tat (plural tats)

  1. (India, archaic) A pony.

Etymology 4

Clipping of tattoo; see further etymology there.

Noun

tat (plural tats)

  1. (slang) A tattoo.

Verb

tat (third-person singular simple present tats, present participle tatting, simple past and past participle tatted)

  1. (slang) To apply a tattoo.
    • 2016 May 5, Fifth Harmony, “Write on Me”, 7/27, Epic Records, Sysco Music
      Write on me / Love the way you tat me up
Translations

Etymology 5

Noun

tat (plural tats)

  1. (Britain, gambling, slang, archaic) Alternative form of tatt (a die, especially one that is loaded)

See also

  • rat-a-tat-tat
  • tit for tat
  • tatt
  • tatting
  • tatty

Anagrams

  • AT&T, att

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [taːt]
  • Rhymes: -aːt
  • Homophone: Tat

Verb

tat

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of tun

Hungarian

Etymology

From Proto-Uralic *tuktɜ, *tukta (cross-beam). Cognate with Finnish tuhto (thwart (of a ship)), Komi-Zyrian тік (tïk, cross wood, cross bar), and Selkup тати (thwart (of a ship)).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɒt]
  • Hyphenation: tat
  • Rhymes: -ɒt

Noun

tat (plural tatok)

  1. (nautical) stern (the rear part or after end of a ship or vessel)

Declension

References

Further reading

  • tat in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Lenakel

Adjective

tat

  1. bad

References

  • John Lynch, Lenakel wordlist. (1970)

Mopan Maya

Noun

tat

  1. father

References

  • Hofling, Charles Andrew (2011). Mopan Maya–Spanish–English Dictionary, University of Utah Press.

Northern Kurdish

Noun

tat ?

  1. cliff

Romansch

Etymology

Compare Latin tata, a childish word for father.

Noun

tat m (plural tats)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) grandfather

Synonyms

  • (Puter) non
  • (Vallader) bazegner, bapsegner

Related terms

  • tatta

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tatь (thief).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tât/

Noun

tȁt m (Cyrillic spelling та̏т)

  1. (expressively) thief

Declension


Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *tatь.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tát/

Noun

tȁt m anim

  1. thief

Further reading

  • tat”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU[1], portal Fran

Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tat/

Etymology

From Ottoman Turkish طات(tat, dat), from Proto-Turkic *dāt-.

Noun

tat (definite accusative tadı, plural tatlar)

  1. taste
Declension

Verb

tat

  1. second-person singular imperative of tatmak

Veps

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

tat

  1. father, dad

Inflection

Derived terms

  • ezitat
  • tatannimi

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I., “отец, папа”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary]‎[2], Petrozavodsk: Periodika, 2007

Volapük

Etymology

From German Staat.

Noun

tat

  1. state

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • the act of tasting.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)