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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small herring processed like a sardine; Small fatty European fish.

Usage examples (33)
  • "I'll hook you on a line, you impertinent young sprat!"
  • What'd I tell you about hooking up with some dell, sprat?
  • In this case we shall be throwing a sprat to catch a whale!
  • He could barely keep in step with Jesse, when he was a sprat. for more
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