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Definition of the noun pratfall
What does pratfall mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: pratfalls
- a fall onto your buttocks
- an embarrassing mistake
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of pratfall: bloomer / blooper / blunder / boner / boo-boo / botch / bungle / flub / foul-up / fuckup
- more generic words: error / fault / mistake = a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
- more specific terms:
- bobble = the momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball
- snafu = an acronym often used by soldiers in World War II: situation normal all fucked up
- spectacle = a blunder that makes you look ridiculous
- bull = a serious and ludicrous blunder
- fumble / muff = dropping the ball
- fluff = a blunder
- gaucherie / faux pas / solecism / gaffe / slip = a socially awkward or tactless act
- howler = a glaring blunder
- clanger = a conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate
- misstep / stumble / trip-up / trip = an unintentional but embarrassing blunder
Alternative definition of the noun pratfall
- A fall onto the buttocks.
- A humiliating mistake.
- synonym: howler
- A staged trip or fall, often for comedic purposes.
- synonym: [a staged trip or fall]
Definition of the verb pratfall
What does pratfall mean as a doing word?
- To fall on to the buttocks.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for pratfall
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The 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.
Carnal 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 ...
The 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.
Dante'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 ...
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; ...
Crossword 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 ...
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, ...
The 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 ...
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, ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Philip D. Morehead
avalanche, snowslide, mudslide, debacle, landslip, landslide, chute; fall, pratfall, plunge. Informal ...
Flip 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, ...
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, ...
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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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, ...
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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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