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Webster 1913 Edition


Gat

Gat

(găt)
,
imp.
of
Get
.
[Obs.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Gat

GAT

, pret. of get.

Definition 2021


Gat

Gat

See also: gat, gát, gât, gắt, and -gat

Saterland Frisian

Noun

Gat n (plural Goate or Goatere)

  1. hole

gat

gat

See also: Gat, gát, gât, gắt, and -gat

English

Noun

gat (plural gats)

  1. (archaic, slang, in old westerns) A Gatling gun.
  2. (slang, 1920's gangster) Any type of gun, usually a pistol.
Translations

Verb

gat (third-person singular simple present gats, present participle gatting, simple past and past participle gatted)

  1. (slang) To shoot someone with a pistol or other handheld firearm.
    • 2000, George Nelson, One Woman Short, page 27:
      He in a black suit in a coffin, gatted by a junkie for his fake Rolex watch at a taco stand on Western.
    • 2002, Brian A. Massey, Shadow Clock‎, page 293:
      Vance's death scene would have a racy romantic glamour, sort of like Dillinger gatted at the Biograph, Pretty Boy slain in the cornfield, Bonnie and Clyde ambushed in their Ford Roadster.
    • 2005, Lewis Grossberger, Turn that down!, page 198:
      Fact I was chillin' with Notorious BIG when he got gatted. It was a accident. Biggie got in front of my Glock when I was bustin' slugs at some mothaf***a.

Etymology 2

From guitar, by shortening

Noun

gat (plural gats)

  1. (New Zealand, slang) A guitar

Etymology 3

Verb

gat

  1. (Scottish and Northern English, or archaic) simple past tense of get
    And Abraham gat up early in the morning (Genesis 1927)

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Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch gat (hole).

Noun

gat (plural gate, diminutive gaatjie)

  1. hole; perforation
  2. gap; opening
    Hy't 'n gat in sy opvoeding.
    He has a gap in his education.
  3. hole or hollowed out area used as a shelter or home by animals
  4. (figuratively) dump; a run-down living space, room or house
    Jinne! Jy bly in 'n gat!
    Man! You live in a dump!
  5. (golf) hole; cup

Derived terms

Synonyms

  • (gap): gaping
  • (golf): putjie

Noun

gat (plural gatte, diminutive gatjie)

  1. (vulgar) anus
  2. (crude) rump; buttocks; bum; ass; backside of a human
    Sit op jou gat!
    Sit on your ass!
  3. the backside of animals or objects
    Die olifant staan met sy gat na ons toe.
    The elephant is standing with his backside turned to us.

Derived terms

Synonyms


Catalan

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡat/
  • Rhymes: -at

Etymology

From Late Latin cattus (cat).

Noun

gat m (plural gats, feminine gata)

  1. cat (feline animal)
  2. jack (device for lifting heavy objects)
  3. cat shark

Synonyms

Derived terms

  • agafar el gat
  • esgatinyar-se
  • donar gat per llebre
  • el gat i la rata
  • estar com el gat i el gos
  • gat cerval
  • gat d'algàlia
  • gat de mar
  • gat dels frares
  • gat escaldat amb aigua tèbia en té prou
  • gat fer
  • gat mesquer
  • gat salvatge
  • gatada
  • gatinada
  • gatinyar-se
  • gatonera
  • haver-hi gat amagat
  • quatre gats
  • semblar un gat escorxat
  • tenir el gat

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑt

Etymology

From Middle Dutch gat, from Old Dutch *gat, from Proto-Germanic *gatą.

Noun

gat n (plural gaten, diminutive gaatje n)

  1. A gap, hole
  2. A godforsaken place, hamlet
  3. (vulgar) An arsehole
  4. (archaic) A port

Synonyms

Derived terms

  • buitengaats
  • gaatels
  • gatenkaas
  • gatenteil
  • gatlikker
  • knoopsgat
  • mangat
  • er geen gat in zien (to see no way out)
  • in de gaten (with an eye on)
  • niet voor één gat te vangen (resourceful, slippery)

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse gat, from Proto-Germanic *gatą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaːt/
  • Rhymes: -aːt

Noun

gat n (genitive singular gats, nominative plural göt)

  1. hole, perforation (an opening through a solid body)
    Hann notaði skóna þangað til komið var gat á þá.
    He used the shoes until they had got a hole in them.
  2. (colloquial, school) a gap in a fixed schedule, an unassigned time in the schedule, usually between classes; break, free period
    Ég er í gati milli níu og hálfellefu á fimmtudögum.
    I have a break between nine and half past ten on Thursdays.

Declension

Derived terms

  • standa á gati (to be unable to answer a question, to be at a loss)
  • reka einhvern á gat (to stump somebody, to ask somebody a question he cannot answer)

Verb

gat

  1. first-person singular active present indicative of geta
    Ég gat ekki stöðvað hana.
    I couldn't stop her.
  2. third-person singular active present indicative of geta

Lojban

Rafsi

gat

  1. rafsi of gasta.

Lower Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *gatь (dike). Cognate with Upper Sorbian hat, Polish gać, Serbo-Croatian gat (ditch, dam).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɡat]

Noun

gat m (diminutive gaśik)

  1. pond
  2. dam, embankment

Declension

Derived terms

  • gatny
  • gatojski
  • pódgataŕ
  • pódgatki

Occitan

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Late Latin cattus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɡat]

Noun

gat m (plural gats, feminine gata, feminine plural gatas)

  1. A cat

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *gaits, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰaid-. Cognate with Old Saxon gēt, Old High German geiz (German Geiß), Old Norse geit (Danish ged, Swedish get), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌹𐍄𐍃 (gaits); and with Latin haedus (kid).

Pronunciation

Noun

gāt f

  1. A (female) goat, nanny-goat

Declension

Descendants

See also


Romagnol

E’ gat

Etymology

From Latin cattus (cat), from Late Egyptian čaute, feminine of čaus (jungle cat; African wildcat), from earlier tešau (female cat).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡat/, [ˈɡaɐ̯t]

Noun

gat m (plural ghét)

  1. cat (Felis silvestris catus, a domesticated feline commonly kept as a house pet)
    • December 2007, Vincenzo Sanchini, Tigrin e Biancon in la Ludla, il Papiro, page 8:
      S'i padrùn gio tla pianura,\ chi por gat j è armast te' ghét,\ in s'è mòs da meda tl'éra,\ a raspè mla porta tchjusa.

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) giat

Noun

gat m (plural gats)

  1. (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) cat

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *gatь (dike). Cognate with Upper Sorbian hat, Polish gać, Lower Sorbian gat (pond, dam).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡât/

Noun

gȁt m (Cyrillic spelling га̏т)

  1. ditch
  2. dam

Declension

References

  • gat” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Tok Pisin

Alternative forms

Etymology

From English got.

Verb

gat

  1. have
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:20 (translation here):
      Bihain God i tok olsem, “Solwara i mas pulap long ol kain kain samting i gat laip. Na ol pisin i mas kamap na flai nabaut long skai.”

Derived terms

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Venetian

Dei gati

Etymology

From Latin cattus (cat), from Late Egyptian čaute, feminine of čaus (jungle cat; African wildcat), from earlier tešau (female cat).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡat/
  • Hyphenation: gàt

Noun

gat m (plural gati)

  1. cat (Felis silvestris catus, a domesticated feline commonly kept as a house pet)