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A popular term for an unpleasant, ill-tempered child; a spoilt and self-centred, ill-mannered person.
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A woman brought Bratty in when she was a few days old," says Walker as he watches the 10-year-old cat dart toward her food.
But other critics see a hipper bloodline in this show about a surly teen's encounters with the supernatural, linking Joan with the spunky, bratty heroines of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Charmed, and this season's Tru Calling.
Michael Bratty has joined BIOTEQ Environmental Technologies as a project engineer, based in Montreal, QC, to support project development and operations in Eastern Canada, initially on a project sponsored by Falconbridge at their nickel operation in Northern Quebec.
The fact that they are competing for the Neighbours/Hollyoaks audience means the new line-up includes a fair amount of bratty teens and sex obsessed twenty-somethings.
William Klein's photographs never looked better, especially the one of a bratty boy making a face.
In Part 1, wimpy parenting is defined, using real-life anecdotes of ineffectual moms and dads and their bratty kids, and the secrets to raising successful children are revealed.
The titles from recent Standard articles tell the story: "Up from Libertarianism"; "The Libertarian Temptation" (criticizing Virginia Postrel's April REASON editorial "Laissez Fear"); "My Son the Libertarian" (he was kinda bratty today).
Green energy has been and will be a key focus for Remington," commented Christopher Bratty, President of the Remington Group.
REAL STEEL BBC3 8PM Hugh Jackman bonds with his bratty son over boxing androids.
REAL STEEL BBC2 6PM (Not Scotland, Northern Ireland) Hugh Jackman bonds with bratty son over boxing androids.
The Irish actress plays a bratty American teen who's dispatched to the English countryside by her father to stay with cousins, including Tom Holland's dreamy farmboy.
Weird Sister picks out sugary indie-pop vocals and squalls of bratty, twisted guitar - then rolls them into little balls and flicks them at you.