Translation of "pat" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /pæt/ (present participle patting, past tense and past participle patted)

to touch a person or animal with a flat hand in a gentle, friendly way

dar palmaditas
She stopped to pat the dog.
noun uk /pæt/

a gentle, friendly touch with a flat hand

→ Idioms a pat on the back

(Translation of “pat” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /pӕt/

a light, gentle blow or touch, usually with the palm of the hand and showing affection

palmadita, caricia
She gave the child a pat on the head.

(of butter) a small piece; a lump

porción pequeña
a pat of butter

(Translation of “pat” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)