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Proper nounEdit


  1. A diminutive of the male given name Nathanael, Nathaniel or Nathan.
    • 2008 Kate Atkinson, When Will There Be Good News, Doubleday, →ISBN, page 27:
      Nathan was one of the tiniest, tottering along, holding on to the hand of a much older girl. Nat. Small like a gnat.
  2. A diminutive of female given names such as Natasha, Natalie, and Natalia.


Nat (plural Nats)

  1. (slang, informal, UK politics) A member or supporter of the Scottish National Party.
  2. (slang, informal, South African politics, dated) A member or supporter of the National Party of South Africa.