See also: phát and phật

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

The term derives from African American Vernacular English as a deliberate misspelling of the word fat.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fæt/
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  • Rhymes: -æt

AdjectiveEdit

phat (comparative phatter, superlative phattest)

  1. (slang, originally African-American Vernacular) Excellent; cool; very good.
    Synonyms: cool, excellent, fab; see also Thesaurus:excellent
    • 1994, “One Time 4 Your Mind”, in Illmatic, performed by Nas:
      Aiyyo, Nas? Fuck that, man, that shit was phat / But kick that for them gangstas, man, fuck all that!
  2. (slang) Sexy.
    Synonyms: foxy, hot; see also Thesaurus:sexy
  3. (slang, music) Rich in texture; prominent.
    Synonyms: prominent, (slang) rocking, juicy
    The song has a phat bass line.

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PhaluraEdit

EtymologyEdit

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AdverbEdit

phat (Perso-Arabic spelling پھت)

  1. suddenly

ReferencesEdit

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[1], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN