Definition of 'brat'
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She is showing the signs of a spoilt little brat. The Sun (2017)He was a vile spoilt little brat. The Sun (2016)Now he is just a petulant, spoilt brat. The Sun (2016)He doesn't want them to grow up as spoilt brats. The Sun (2016)Of course, they can be little brats sometimes. The Sun (2016)The two often clash and he recently called her a brat. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This time the pop brat wore a skirt over shorts. The Sun (2014)The mother of this little brat is over the age of criminality. The Sun (2008)He claims the pop brat is responsible because he employed them. The Sun (2014)The subtext could mean she has turned into a demanding spoilt little brat who likes to show off. The Sun (2012)We are not the brat pack. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We call them the brat bullies. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Wouldn't any spoiled young brat fresh from university give his life for a chance like that? BomberWas he the sport's funniest character or a bit of a spoilt brat? Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the brat pack ego that buoyed him through the 1990s is wearing thin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There's the odd spoilt brat but most people love it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Meanwhile a graffiti stunt by the pop brat has led to Rio cops charging him with vandalism. The Sun (2013)But that hasn't deterred the parents of the spoilt brats. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Last night he faced being abandoned by stars who have helped the pop brat earn 80million. The Sun (2014)Guess the pop brat's not so bad after all. The Sun (2015)What an abusive little brat. The Sun (2013)Nasty little brat she is. The Sun (2014)It's an endearingly humble sort of brat pack, though. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'brat'
British English: brat /bræt/ NOUN
If you call a child a brat, you disapprove of their bad or annoying behaviour.
He's a spoilt brat.
- American English: brat
- Arabic: طِفْل مُدَلَّع
- Brazilian Portuguese: criança mimada
- Chinese: 乳臭未干的小孩
- Croatian: derište
- Czech: spratek
- Danish: møgunge
- Dutch: snotaap
- European Spanish: niño mimado
- Finnish: kakara
- French: garnement
- German: Balg Kind
- Greek: παλιόπαιδο
- Italian: monello
- Japanese: 悪がき
- Korean: 꼬마
- Norwegian: drittunge
- Polish: bachor
- European Portuguese: criança mimada
- Romanian: ștrengar
- Russian: плохо воспитанный ребенок
- Spanish: mocoso
- Swedish: snorvalp
- Thai: คนเลว
- Turkish: velet
- Ukrainian: шибеник
- Vietnamese: trẻ ranh
Definition of brat from the Collins English Dictionary
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