phat
adjective (phatter; phattest) Etymology: probably alteration of 1fat Date: 1963 slang highly attractive or gratifying ; excellent <
a phat beat moving through my body — Tara Roberts
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  • phat — [fæt] adj also phat ass AmE informal fashionable, attractive, or desirable used by young people ▪ a phat song ▪ These shoes are just so phat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • phat — phat: ↑ phatt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • phat — [ fæt ] adjective INFORMAL very good in quality …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • phat — 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 (Cf. fat) (q.v.) in one of its slang senses, with the kind of off beat spelling… …   Etymology dictionary

  • phat — ☆ phat [fat ] adj. phatter, phattest Slang 1. fashionable, stylish, etc. 2. very pleasing, excellent, etc …   English World dictionary

  • phat — 1. (phat) (3630↑, 1021↓) 1. cool 2. Pretty Hot And Tempting Dude! That shit is phat! Dude! That bitch is P.H.A.T! Author: dick http://phat.urbanup.com/64020 2. (phat) (2219↑, 881↓) Phat does mean Pretty Hot And Tempting, like the other… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Phat — The term Phat may refer to:*An adjective used in pop culture to express approval. Hence, someone or something that is phat could be entertaining , intelligent , attractive or otherwise to be admired. When the word first surfaced in the 1960s, men …   Wikipedia

  • phat — al·i·phat·ic; ar·al·i·phat·ic; em·phat·ic; em·phat·i·cal; en·do·lym·phat·ic; phat·ic; phos·phat·ic; lym·phat·ic; phat; em·phat·i·cal·ly; em·phat·i·cal·ness; lym·phat·i·cal·ly; phat·i·cal·ly; …   English syllables

  • phat — AND PHAT 1. mod. good; excellent. (This is essentially a respelling of fat, and can have all the senses that fat has. Also explained as pretty, hot, and tempting.) □ His new car is really phat. □ Who is that phat chick you were with? 2. phr.… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • phat — UK [fæt] / US adjective Word forms phat : adjective phat comparative phatter superlative phattest informal very good in quality …   English dictionary

  • phat — I. adjective or fat ˈfat, usu ad.+V Etymology: alteration of fat of copy or type matter : susceptible of easy and rapid setting (as because of plentiful white space or the existence of standing type) contrasted with lean II …   Useful english dictionary

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