Slang. great; wonderful; terrific.
(slang) terrific; superb
hip-hop slang, “great, excellent,” 1992, originating perhaps in the late 1980s and meaning at first “sexiness in a woman.” The word itself is presumably a variant of fat (q.v.) in one of its slang senses, with the kind of off-beat spelling preferred in street slang (cf. boyz). The spelling is attested as far back as 1678, as an erroneous form of fat (a classical over-correction; see ph). This spelling is said by some to be an acronym, and supposed originals are offered: “pretty hot and tasty,” or “pretty hips and thighs” among them, all unconvincing. These, too may have been innovations given as explanations to women who felt insulted by the word.
The buttocks; fundament; ass: You hear with your patoot, curlylocks/ Talk about a horse’s ptoot
[1960s+; origin unknown; perhaps fr dialect tout, ”buttocks,” fr Middle English, pronounced toot, and altered to conform with sweet patootie by folk etymology]
[fat-ik] /ˈfæt ɪk/ adjective 1. denoting speech used to express or create an atmosphere of shared feelings, goodwill, or sociability rather than to impart information: phatic communion. /ˈfætɪk/ adjective 1. (of speech, esp of conversational phrases) used to establish social contact and to express sociability rather than specific meaning adj. 1923, coined by Polish-born British […]
[fahr-muh-kuh-pee-uh] /ˌfɑr mə kəˈpi ə/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a book published usually under the jurisdiction of the government and containing a list of drugs, their formulas, methods for making medicinal preparations, requirements and tests for their strength and purity, and other related information. 2. a stock of drugs. /ˌfɑːməkəˈpiːə/ noun 1. an authoritative book containing […]
noun the group of atoms in a drug molecule which is responsible for the biologic and pharmacologic interaction Examples In this project the pharmacophores which might be associated with interactions with the protein are matched with those in the small molecules.
abbreviation 1. Pharmaceutical Chemist pharmaceutical chemist