What is the Meaning of PAT DOWN?
pat down s.o.
pat s.o. down
lightly and quickly touch the hands over a person’s body to find something concealed
The police patted him down, looking for weapons.
|present participle:||PATTING DOWN|
|past participle:||PATTED DOWN|
Note: Many phrasal verbs have more than one definition. The definition and example shown here are for the online course below.