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Peruvian slang for refering to your close friends. Pata literally means "leg" from any undefined thing or animal, it's used because, well, you can't go have fun anywhere without your "legs". By extension, pata got the same use as "guy" in english.
Español: Voy a pasar el rato con mis patas.
English: I'm going to hang out with my friends.

Español: ¿Quién es el pata en esta foto?
English: Who's this guy in the photo?
by Obliterador96 January 10, 2021
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Noun: a friend who is usually only called upon by a friend when a more primary/prominent friend is unavailable.

Taken from the term “second string” in an athletic competition situation. In football, if the star quarterback gets injured during a play, the second string is called off the bench to replace him/her. A “Second String Friend” is essentially benched until needed, if ever.

Synonyms: Plan B, Second Choice, Secondary Friend, Benched Until Needed
I got a call from X the other night. She had an extra ticket to a concert she bought for a friend, but they couldn’t make it so she called me to ask if I wanted to go because I am her Second String Friend.
by Deus-ex-machina August 26, 2020
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A word used to insult a person, place, object, or event which one feels is queer. The word Pata is used when something is considered to be uncool or a fag thing to do.
Guy 1 - "Yo Bro, I am never going to get married."
Guy 2 - "What you mean?"
Guy 1 - "Girls are going to look at me and be like, 'I am not going to marry this Pata.'"
by Chegwin October 22, 2006
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Slang word mostly used by puerto ricans referring to a female homosexual.
look at that girl,smoking hot,I'd love to marry her.
Well it will happen when pigs fly,that girl is pata
by Teenybooper October 05, 2008
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