A compliment invented by internet nerds who wanted to turn the insult they most commonly heard into something positive.
Jock: Hey, (f)phat kid!
Fat kid: Why, thank you.
by Alien Blender May 21, 2008
a really dumb word used by rappers who want to brainwash us into thinking they are cool. The intended meaning of this spelling is "hot" or "cool". It's a lame word meant to complement. Used to describe cars, chicks, clothes, how your night out was - THE DAMN WORD KEEPS SPREADING
look at that phat chick --- at which point i'd turn around and kick his ass for daring to call me fat
by charlottem1 July 17, 2005
:Physically Hype Aesthetically tight meaning that its look wicked and great quality
yo you have a P.H.A.T ride
by Faizel October 19, 2003
A word totally mis-used and vary rarely used properly. Usually used for an overweight fat cow. A cow so ugly that only a mother could love her.

CORRECT meaning: Profoundly Horrifying And Terrifying!
Beda: Hey, did you see that?

Sweta: What?

Beda: I ain't sure, it went rolling by.

Sweta: Oh, you mean that PHAT chick!
by "Kimberly" March 26, 2007
pre used as a way to describe "hip" people. now a simple acronym.
dang, you're not fat, you're PHAT! Get off the couch and quit eating week0old cheet-os
by Sk0otur!1! November 21, 2004
Thick or heavy, as opposed to F-A-T which means adipose. Originated with Jazz musicians to describe sounds. Later used by rockers to describe tones produced by distorting signals (as from electric guitars).
Flanger gives your tone more bite; chorus makes it phat.

Most plumbers just play clean or dirty. Bird plays downright phat.
by agapathos September 22, 2003
Word commonly used by Townies to voice their enthusiasm for some mediocre music, or other thing that is usually fine, but has been ruined and spoiled
"Aha, mate. Those were some phat beats
by Tommo August 04, 2003

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