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Definition of the noun pratfall

What does pratfall mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pratfalls

  1. a fall onto your buttocks
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: fall / spill / tumble = a sudden drop from an upright position
  2. an embarrassing mistake

Alternative definition of the noun pratfall

noun

  1. A fall onto the buttocks.
    • A humiliating mistake.
    • A staged trip or fall, often for comedic purposes.

    Definition of the verb pratfall

    What does pratfall mean as a doing word?

    verb

    1. To fall on to the buttocks.

    Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for pratfall

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    Google previewThe Wrong Word Dictionary (2012)

    2,500 Most Commonly Confused Words by Dave Dowling

    Pitfall, Pratfall A pitfall is an unexpected danger. The mercenary encountered many pitfalls while fighting rebels. A pratfall is a comical or humiliating fall, often used in physical humor.

    Google previewCarnal Knowledge (2015)

    A Navel Gazer's Dictionary of Anatomy, Etymology, and Trivia by Charles Hodgson

    PRAT • A pratfall is a comedic fall onto the buttocks. The prat is the ...

    Google previewThe Lavender Screen (2001)

    The Gay and Lesbian Films : Their Stars, Makers, Characters, and Critics by Boze Hadleigh

    The prize pratfall is the Night of the Long Knives, a long, flaccid revel with men in varying degrees of drag and disrobe- ment lolling and loping around. The scene drags on and on. Handsome Helmut Griem is the corrupting agent in both The.

    Google previewDante's Inferno A Comedy (2012)

    by Declan Moran

    A pratfall is a type of jape associated with jesters and clowns attached to the court or king. It's defined as 'being funny or else.' In olden time it was necessary that humor be ruthlessly enforced by whatever law ...

    Google previewOxford Dictionary of Modern Slang (2010)

    by John Ayto, John Simpson

    Falling A fall cropper; gutser; mucker; pratfall; smeller; wipe-out To fall come a cropper; pratfall; wipe out 6. Speed Rate of speed bat; lick A speed of one hundred miles an hour ton; ton-up Fast in two up; jildi; lickety-split; like a bat out of hell; ...

    Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

    by Murali Mohan Hundigam

    based on practice rather than theory—rule of thumb A fairytale monster—ogre A faithful follower or assistant—henchman A fall onto one's bottom—pratfall A false argument—sophism A false idea or belief—misconception A false or mistaken ...

    Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

    by Merriam-Webster, Inc

    Landsmâl, line-haul, lowball, meatball, menthol, Metol, miscall, mothball, naphthol, Nepal, nightfall, nutgall, oddball, outfall, outhaul, pitfall, plimsoll, pratfall , pub-crawl, puffball, punchball, pushball, rainfall, rainsquall, recall, rial, Riksmâl, riyal, ...

    Google previewThe Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)

    A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek

    SANDHOG STRASBOURG BLACKHAWK BABCOCK HANDBALL BLACKBALL TRACKBALL FASTBALL CATCHALL LANDFALL PRATFALL CATCALL LANDFORM TRANSFORM+ PLATFORM SANDSTORM CRAMPON HADRON ANTON ...

    Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

    by Random House

    ball, menthol, mess hall, miscall, moonball, mothball, naphthol, nightfall, nutgall, oddball, pall-mall, pinball, pitfall, plimsoll, pool hall, pratfall, prayer shawl, pub crawl, puffball, rainfall, recall, rival, rock wall, roll call, rootball, screwball, seawall, ...

    Google previewEncyclopedia Paranoiaca (2013)

    by Henry Beard, Christopher Cerf

    MULTIPLE PAIN AND INJURY RISKS PRATFALL HAZARD SEISMIC HAZARD SOCIETAL COLLAPSE WARNING ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION HAZARD WATER SUPPLY DEPLETION WARNING NANNYISM HAZARD PREMATURE AGING ...

    Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

    by Thomas E. Zurinskas

    ~praktikubool - practicable ~praktis - practice ~pram - pram ~prants - prance ~ prantser - prancer ~Prat - Pratt ~pratfaul - pratfall ~pratool - prattle ~praun - prawn ~praung - prong ~prebind - prebend ~prebindairee - prebendary ~preddaeshin ...

    Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

    by Oxford University Press

    pratfall . deadfall . rainfall .windfall .pitfall .icefall . nightfall . rockfall .Shortfall . downfall .outfall .Snowfall .dewfall . footfall .waterfall .overfall . keelhaul .guildhall .Whitehall . shorthaul .overhaul .catcall .recall . Rockall .rollcall ...

    Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

    by Philip D. Morehead

    avalanche, snowslide, mudslide, debacle, landslip, landslide, chute; fall, pratfall, plunge. Informal ...

    Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

    by Barbara Kipfer

    group of: pratfall cloy: glut, gorge, nail, overdo, overfill, pall, sate, satiate, satisfy , saturate, surfeit club: bat, baton, billy, blackjack, mallet, nightstick, staff, stick, truncheon, weapon, association, brotherhood, bunch, circle, clique, fraternity, gang, ...

    Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

    by Chambers,

    fauxpas, floater,gowrong, mistake, screw up,stumble 08 flounder,get wrong, misjudge, pratfall,solecism 09mismanage, oversight 10inaccuracy 12 dropaclanger, indiscretion, makeamistake, miscalculate,misjudgement blunt 04bald, bate, curt, ...

    Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

    by Maurice Waite

    pratfall n. informal a fall on to your bottom. prattle v. (prattles, prattling, prattled) talk too much in a silly or ...

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    Frank Stella, Pratfall, 1974, Whitney

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    Pratfall Meaning

    Video shows what pratfall means. A fall onto the buttocks.. A humiliating mistake.. A staged trip or fall, often for comedic purposes.. pratfall synonyms: blunder, ...

    Quotes about pratfall

    I'm not a believer in the pratfall. I don't think it's funny just to have someone fall down. (Harold Ramis)
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    Scrabble value of P3R1A1T1F4A1L1L1

    The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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