Definitions for down pat

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word down pat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. down, down pat(p), mastered(adj)

    understood perfectly

    "had his algebra problems down"

Wiktionary

  1. down pat(Adjective)

    Thoroughly practiced, rehearsed, or understood.

  2. Origin: Unknown, but possibly a use of pat (a light tap), in the sense of hitting the mark.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vendela Payne:

    My dad was making funny faces, silly faces in the mirror and I felt like screaming the whole time, i know it’s to keep everybody on the plane safe, but she kept patting me down. Pat-down, pat-down. It was like, over and over.

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