5 letter words ending in PAT

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words ending in PAT in English

5 letter words ending in XPAT

Common 5 letter words ending in PAT with meaning


Part of Speech: Noun

Definition: A person who lives outside their native country.

Pronunciation (US): eks-pat

Pronunciation (UK): eks-pat

Origin and Usage: The term "expat" is a short form of "expatriate," which comes from the Latin word "ex" meaning "out of" and "patria" meaning "ones native country." The word "expat" has been in use since the 1960s and is commonly used in English-speaking countries to refer to people who live outside their home country for work or personal reasons.

Synonyms: Immigrant, emigrant, migrant, foreigner, outsider

Related Words: Emote, extra, petal, plate, paste

Example Sentences:

  • John is an expat who has been living in Tokyo for five years.
  • The company sent several expats to work in their overseas offices.
  • Many expats find it difficult to adjust to a new culture.