Word of the Day. "Brat"

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Synonyms: rascal, scamp, whippersnapper, etc.

  • Part of Speech: noun
  • Definition: child, often characterized by their spoiled or mischievous behavior

In today's journey through the English language, let's delve into the intriguing term "brat." Often used colloquially, "brat" refers to a child, typically one who is ill-mannered or behaves in a spoiled or obnoxious way. 

Here are a few examples showcasing the use of "brat" in sentences:

  1. Sarah's little brother is such a brat; he always throws tantrums when he doesn't get his way.
  2. The neighborhood brat knocked over my flower pots again.
  3. Don't be such a brat; share your toys with your sister.
  4. The movie portrayed the protagonist as a misunderstood brat, but he eventually learns the value of humility.
  5. Despite his reputation as a brat, Tom showed genuine kindness when he helped the old lady carry her groceries.

Through exploring words like "brat," we gain a deeper understanding of the nuances of language and its portrayal in everyday interactions.

May, 2024

Posted by Oxford Language Club

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