(used of an ill-mannered child) impolitely unruly
Syn: ↑bratty
Similar to: ↑impolite
Derivationally related forms: ↑brat (for: ↑bratty)

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  • brat — noun Etymology: perhaps from English dialect brat coarse garment Date: circa 1505 1. a. child; specifically an ill mannered annoying child < a spoiled brat > b. an ill mannered …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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