Definitions For Pat

noun

  • 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)

verb

  • 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

adjective

  • Exactly suited to the occasion
  • Having only superficial plausibility

adverb

  • 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

Scrabble
5
Words with Friends
6

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.

Synonyms for Pat

Antonyms for Pat

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!