Definitions

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  • n. A flatfish
  • n. Anything flat (a flat battery, a flat tire, flat terrain etc.)
  • n. A policeman.

Etymologies

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flat +‎ -y

Examples

  • Remembering these things the idle young "flatty" turned and looked at the green-coated and sunken-shouldered figure, touched into some rough pity by the wordless pathos of an existence which seemed without aim or reason.

    Never-Fail Blake

  • A huge black beacon waddled along, dragging a reluctant mass of iron at the end of its chain cable, followed by a roughly-built "flatty" and a huge log of silkwood.

    Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • "He was framing a sucker to get away with a whole front," I heard the man say, "or with a poke or a souper, but instead he got dropped by a flatty and was canned for a sleep."

    The Ear in the Wall

  • "Dropped by a flatty," I caught once, then something about a

    The Dream Doctor

  • And all the flatty can do is gaze at it and scratch his head.

    Torchy and Vee

  • Unbelievable bowling to get rid of Sachin Tendulkar on a flatty ... #cricket

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • Also consider the flatty-flat alum keyboards (I hate em) as exhibit #2.

    MacDailyNews

  • The interaction of your older kids with the dog sounds similar to that with the rugrats but there is probably sufficient difference to get flatty, the FCR, confised and uppity.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Cheryl Cole has said she hates looking thin and gets nicknamed "flatty batty".

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  • The X Factor judge, who claims she is nicknamed 'flatty batty' because of her small backside, knocked last year's winner Megan Fox down to second place.

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