Definitions For Pat


  • A light touch or stroke
  • The sound made by a gentle blow
  • An act of lightly touching someone or something with your hand to show affection or approval
  • A small, flat, usually square piece of something (such as butter)


  • Hit lightly
  • Pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the chin
  • Learned completely or perfectly
  • To lightly touch (someone or something) with your hand usually several times in order to show affection or approval or to provide comfort
  • To flatten, smooth, or shape (something) by lightly pressing on it with your hand
  • To lightly press (something) several times until it is dry


  • Exactly suited to the occasion
  • Having only superficial plausibility


  • Completely or perfectly

Is Pat a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Pat is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Pat in a Sentence

  • She gave the dog a quick pat.
  • After months of practicing for the competition, the cheerleaders have their moves down pat
  • The child gently patted the dog's head.
  • He patted my knee and told me everything would be fine.
  • He patted his hair down.
  • The movie's pat ending was a disappointment.
  • His explanation was too pat to be believable.

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