What does tat mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheapness, tackiness, tat, sleaze(noun)

    tastelessness by virtue of being cheap and vulgar

  2. Thematic Apperception Test, TAT(verb)

    a projective technique using black-and-white pictures; subjects tell a story about each picture

  3. tat, intertwine(verb)

    make lacework by knotting or looping


  1. tat(Noun)

    cheap and vulgar tastelessness; sleaze

  2. tat(Noun)

    cheap, tasteless, useless goods; trinkets

  3. tat(Noun)

    a form of looped and knotted lace needlework made from a single thread; often used to refer to academic or liturgical dress

  4. tat(Noun)

    A tattoo

  5. tat(Verb)

    To make (something by) tatting.

  6. Tat(ProperNoun)

    An Iranian people, presently living within Azerbaijan, Armenia and southern Dagestan in Russia.

  7. Tat(ProperNoun)

    A person belonging to this people.

  8. Tat(ProperNoun)

    A southwestern Iranian language spoken by the Tat people.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tat(noun)

    gunny cloth made from the fiber of the Corchorus olitorius, or jute

  2. Tat(noun)

    a pony

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tat

    tat, v.t. to make by hand, as an edging with a shuttle by knotting and looping thread.—v.i. to make tatting.—n. Tat′ting, a kind of lace edging woven or knit from common sewing-thread. [Prob. Scand., Ice. tæta, to tease, tæta, shreds.]

  2. Tat

    tat, n. East Indian matting, gunny-cloth.

  3. Tat

    tat, n. a native-bred pony. [Anglo-Ind.]

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How to pronounce tat?

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How to say tat in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tat in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of tat in a Sentence

  1. Michael Tran:

    The tit-for-tat trade war now has the oil market officially caught in the crossfire, this time with China striking the heart of Trump's traditional base of support of U.S. oil producers, with China being the world's foremost crude import growth region, U.S. producers need China, not the other way around.

  2. Germaine Greer:

    Older women can afford to agree that femininity is a charade, a matter of colored hair, ecru lace and whalebones, the kind of slap and tat that transvestites are in love with, and no more.

  3. Damaging Press Constantino counters:

    It’s never a good idea to pick a fight with the media, by constantly doing this tit for tat, they’re keeping it alive in the news cycle.

  4. Paul Fage:

    It's not clear where the end-point is for these tit-for-tat tariffs - China will feel it has to make some sort of response.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    There are many people who do 'Tit for Tat', but still their number is much lesser than that of those who for own vested profit scratch each other's back.

Images & Illustrations of tat

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