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  Words related to pat

Related / Similar Words: tap, dab, rap, chuck, glib, slick

 

Definition:
  • a light touch or stroke;
  • the sound made by a gentle blow;
  • hit lightly; "pat him on the shoulder";
  • pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin;
  • exactly suited to the occasion; "a pat reply";
  • having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial";
  • completely or perfectly; "he has the lesson pat"; "had the system down pat";

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    Hyponyms: pitter-patter

     

    Derivational Morphology: dab, swab, swob, chuck, tap, rap, knock, pink, tip

     

    Anagrams: tap, ATP, apt

     

     
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