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Word of the Day – Sept. 9 – Pratfall

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Noun: Pratfall  (PRAT-fawl)

Definition:

1. A fall in which one lands on the buttocks, often regarded as comical or humiliating.

2. A humiliating blunder or defeat.

Sample sentence: Jerry Lewis, one of the most brilliant physical comedians, would always have at least one pratfall in each comedy routine.

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