prannet

prannet
n
British
a fool.
A term which enjoyed a vogue in the late 1970s. Prannet looks like a blend of prat and gannet, both widespread terms of mild abuse. However, it is prob-ably a form of a much earlier word (also seen in the form pranny) denoting the buttocks and the female pudenda.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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