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Definition of Pat

Pat

  1. To strike gently with the fingers or hand; to stroke lightly; to tap; as, to pat a dog.
  2. A light, quik blow or stroke with the fingers or hand; a tap.
  3. A small mass, as of butter, shaped by pats.
  4. Exactly suitable; fit; convenient; timely.
  5. In a pat manner.

Pat Quotations

The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when his daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says, 'Daddy, I need to ask you something,' he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan.
Garrison Keillor

I once shook hands with Pat Boone and my whole right side sobered up.
Dean Martin

Sometimes it's okay to give yourself a pat on the back and say, 'That was cool. That made me feel good.'
Sebastian Stan

I want to tell the world of cycling to please join me in telling Pat McQuaid to resign. I have never seen such an abuse of power in cycling's history - resign, Pat, if you love cycling. Resign even if you hate the sport.
Greg LeMond

It's almost a joke how good I am at charades. Not to pat my own back, but I'm literally - I'm kind of unstoppable.
Wilson Bethel
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Pat Translations

pat in Dutch is tikken
pat in Spanish is palmadita
pat in Swedish is klapp, klappa
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