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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [skaht, skat]
    • /skɑt, skæt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [skaht, skat]
    • /skɑt, skæt/

Definitions of skat word

  • noun skat a card game for three players, using a pack of 32 playing cards, sevens through aces, the object being to fulfill any of various contracts, with scoring computed on strategy and on tricks won. 1
  • noun skat a three-handed card game using 32 cards, popular in German-speaking communities 0
  • noun skat a card game for three people, played with thirty-two cards 0

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Origin of skat

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
1860-65; < German skat < Italian scarto, derivative of scartare to discard, equivalent to s- ex-1 + -cartare, derivative of carta card1

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Parts of speech for Skat


skat popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

skat usage trend in Literature

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