Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of pat.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • And a diversion, he said. we do not have to begin patting myself back as well as think, what we found today.

    Cliff lee

  • And a diversion, he said. we do not have to begin patting myself back as well as think, what we found today.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Hmmm. This bit of Bryan and Robin patting each other on the brain is beginning to suggest that maybe GMU has too many blogs; they are continually puffing each other up.

    Robin Hanson's Intelligence Continues to Amaze Me, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Okay, I don't usually indulge in patting-self-on-the-back, but I'm so excited about my new watch I just had to show it off.

    My Excellent New Watch

  • Okay, I don't usually indulge in patting-self-on-the-back, but I'm so excited about my new watch I just had to show it off.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Madame Joyselle sat patiently by her, stroking her shoulders with a kind hand, murmuring little broken phrases in French, patting her hair.

    The Halo

  • Outsiders – mothers of prim daughters, whom Norah pictured as finding their wildest excitement in "patting a doll" – were wont to deplore that the only daughter of David Linton of Billabong was brought up in an eccentric fashion, less girl than boy; but outsiders are apt to cherish delusions, and Norah was not without her share of gentle accomplishments.

    Mates at Billabong

  • Even after that, a long time elapsed before the man and woman succeeded in patting him.

    Brown Wolf

  • Even after that, a long time elapsed before the man and woman succeeded in patting him.

    BROWN WOLF

  • Even after that, a long time elapsed before the man and woman succeeded in patting him.

    Brown Wolf

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