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1. pratfall

noun. ['ˈprætˌfɔl'] a fall onto your buttocks.

Synonyms

  • tumble
  • spill

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • urbanity
  • succeed

Etymology

  • fall (English)
  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prat (English)
  • prat (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Pratfall

  • downfall
  • footfall
  • freefall
  • landfall
  • nightfall
  • pitfall
  • rainfall
  • shortfall
  • waterfall
  • westfall
  • wigfall
  • windfall

Example sentences of the word pratfall


1. Noun, singular or mass
If your friend has his pratfall in your living room, you could be liable.

2. pratfall

noun. ['ˈprætˌfɔl'] an embarrassing mistake.

Synonyms

  • slip
  • bloomer
  • gaucherie
  • trip-up
  • fumble
  • trip
  • stumble
  • spectacle
  • bull
  • boo-boo
  • howler
  • blooper
  • snafu
  • fault
  • error
  • foul-up
  • muff
  • misstep
  • boner
  • fuckup
  • faux pas
  • flub
  • gaffe
  • botch
  • bobble
  • solecism
  • blunder
  • fluff
  • bungle
  • clanger

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember

Etymology

  • fall (English)
  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • prat (English)
  • prat (Middle English (1100-1500))
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