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Definition of "bratty" [bratty]

  • Characteristic of or being a brat; ill-mannered. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bratty" in a sentence
  • "In her work, she has found a common theme that when women shared their voice and their gifts as young girls, they were often told they were "bratty" or "showing off.""
  • "And as I've already mentioned, the frustration that accompanies dissatisfaction leads, more often than not, to "bratty" behaviors and increased stress."
  • "And while it might seem kind of bratty to complain about salary shortfalls in this time of economic crisis when so many are flat out of jobs and have given up looking, the fact is that our state and national future relies on a well-educated, conscientiously trained populace."