bratty (adj.) "spoiled and juvenile," 1929, from BRAT (Cf. brat) + -Y (Cf. -y) (2).

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  • bratty — /brat ee/, adj., brattier, brattiest. characteristic of or resembling a brat; impudent; ill mannered: bratty remarks; bratty tricks. [BRAT + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bratty — Recorded in the spellings of Brat, Bratt, Brate, and the diminutives Brattell, Brattie, Braty, Bratty, Brutry, Bruty and probably others, this is a medieval English surname. It has at least two possible origins. The first is from bratte , an Olde …   Surnames reference

  • bratty — adj. Bratty is used with these nouns: ↑sister …   Collocations dictionary

  • bratty — adjective see brat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bratty — adjective Characteristic of a brat; unruly and impolite …   Wiktionary

  • bratty — adj. obnoxious, irritating (generally referring to a child) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bratty — brat·ty …   English syllables

  • bratty — adjective (used of an ill mannered child) impolitely unruly • Syn: ↑brattish • Similar to: ↑impolite • Derivationally related forms: ↑brat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bratty Babies — (Oh, Baby in Canada) is a Canadian made for TV film released in 2001. Starring Harry Hamlin and Lisa Rinna …   Wikipedia