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Dictionary Definition

tat

Noun

1 tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar [syn: cheapness, tackiness, sleaze]
2 a projective technique using black-and-white pictures; subjects tell a story about each picture [syn: Thematic Apperception Test] v : make lacework by knotting or looping [syn: intertwine] [also: tatting, tatted]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. cheap and vulgar tastelessness; sleaze
  2. a form of looped and knotted lace needlework made from a single thread; often used to refer to academic or liturgical dress
  3. A tattoo

Verb

to tat (transitive or intransitive)
  1. to make (something by) tatting

Croatian

Noun

tat m

German

Pronunciation

[taːt]

Verb

  1. past of tun "to do", did

Hungarian

Noun

tat

Kurdish

Noun

tat

Romansch

Noun

rm-noun m

Turkish

Noun

tat

Veps

Noun

tat

Volapük

vo-noun tat

Etymology

German Staat

Noun

tat

Extensive Definition

Tat may refer to:
  • Tats, an Iranian ethnic group from the Caucasus
    • Tat language, a Western Iranian language spoken by the Tat ethnic group in Iran, The Republic of Azerbaijan, and Russia
    • Judæo-Tat, the traditional language of the Juhurim or Mountain Jews of the eastern Caucasus Mountains, especially Dagestan
  • One of the skerries in the Danish archipelago Ertholmene
  • Tat, a term, found particularly in England, referring to anything which appears shabby, cheap, and tasteless.
  • Tat, slang for a tattoo
  • Tat (derived from tatting), often used to refer to academic dress.
  • Tat, the name given for the son of Hermes Trismegistus in the Corpus Hermeticum.
  • TAT, "South African Eastrand" slang for Teeth
  • Tát, a village in Hungary

Abbreviations

See also

  • Die Tat (English:The Deed or The Action), former monthly publication of politics and culture
  • Die Tat, Swiss news paper, linked with a political party l'Alliance des Indépendants and finance by a supermarket, Migros.
  • Rat a Tat Cat, a memory game created by Gamewright
  • Tat Ali, a volcano located in the Afar Region, Ethiopia
  • Tatting (disambiguation)
  • Tit for tat, a highly effective strategy in game theory
  • TAT! Ice Cream, an orchid flavoured ice cream widely distributed in Istanbul
tat in German: TAT
tat in French: TAT
tat in Italian: TAT
tat in Kölsch: TAT (Watt ėßß datt?)
tat in Russian: TAT
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