noun, Older Slang.
a pistol or revolver.
a passage or channel that extends inland from a shore through shoals, cliffs, etc.
(archaic) a past tense of get
(slang, mainly US) a pistol or revolver
a narrow channel of water
“revolver,” 1904, slang shortening of Gatling (gun); by 1880, gatlin was slang for a gun of any sort.
A pistol: poking his gat your way
[1904+ Underworld; probably fr Gatling gun]
adjective ostentatious, lavish, extravagant, i.e. resembling the life of Jay Gatsby Examples Newport has Gatsbyesque homes. Word Origin The Great Gatsby was a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald
1. . /ɡæt/ noun acronym 1. General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: a multilateral international treaty signed in 1947 to promote trade, esp by means of the reduction and elimination of tariffs and import quotas; replaced in 1995 by the World Trade Organization 1947, acronym from General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. General Agreement on […]
[gat-tootht, -tooth d] /ˈgætˌtuθt, -ˌtuðd/ adjective 1. .
[gah-toon] /gɑˈtun/ noun 1. a town in the N Canal Zone of Panama. 2. a large dam near this town. 1½ miles (2 km) long.