Pratfall

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Pratfall Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • a fall onto your buttocks ,
  • an embarrassing mistake

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Pratfall'


  • Pratfall effect: In social psychology , the pratfall effect is the tendency for attractiveness to increase or decrease after an individual makes a mistake, ...

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Pratfall Sample Sentences in News


  • Nuggets raring to go now that they're finally healthy again
    The Nuggets aren't taking it lying down: not the criticism from last season's pratfall or skepticism for their chances this season. Read more on this news related to 'Pratfall'
  • Hokies looking to end hex at Pitt
    PITTSBURGH (AP) Frank Beamer doesn't want to talk about momentum or the way Virginia Tech has reasserted itself as a factor in the ACC's wide-open Coastal Division following a two-game pratfall against East Carolina and Georgia Tech. Read more on this news related to 'Pratfall'
  • Health brings optimism to Nuggets
    DENVER — The Nuggets aren't taking it lying down: not the criticism from last season's pratfall or skepticism for their chances this season. Read more on this news related to 'Pratfall'

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