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Meaning of “brat” in the English Dictionary

"brat" in British English

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bratnoun [C]

uk   us   /bræt/ informal disapproving
a ​child, ​especially one who ​behavesbadly: She's ​behaving like a spoilt brat.
(Definition of brat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bratnoun [C]

 us   /bræt/ infml
a ​child who ​behavesbadly or one you do not like: My ​nephew is a little ​spoiled brat.
(Definition of brat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brat”
in Spanish mocoso, crío…
in Vietnamese đứa bé hỗn xược…
in Malaysian anak nakal…
in Thai เด็กเลว…
in French garnement…
in German der Bengel, die Göre…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小孩, (尤指)顽童,淘气鬼…
in Turkish velet, yaramaz çocuk, afacan…
in Russian щенок, сопляк…
in Indonesian anak nakal…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小孩, (尤指)頑童,淘氣鬼…
in Polish bachor…
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