Synonyms for Pat:

adj.

all (adjective)
slick, glib.

n.

bite, pet, batch, consumption, bowl, cake, bed, rub, crumb, caress, bowlful, C, can. embrace, cuddle, touch, nuzzle, hug, hold, ruffle, kiss. contact, grasp, handling, clutch, grip. feel, graze, gather up, brush, pluck, pick up, handle. cotton, exfoliate, cleanse, face peel, cotton bud, cotton wool, handkerchief, facial, cotton wool ball, cotton swab. event (noun)
tap, rap.
pat (noun)
chuck, appropriate, tap, rap, glib, dab, slick, plausible.
small slice or slab (noun)
cake.

v.

contact (verb)
touch, chuck.

Other synonyms:

nuzzle, gather up. kiss, pet, caress. hug, cuddle. handling, clutch, ruffle, embrace. graze, pluck, grasp. feel, contact. brush. grip. pick up. hold. Other relevant words:
bowlful, nuzzle, forced, embrace, can, batch, cuddle, pretentious, beat, insincere, artificial, grasp, affected, pet, feel, hollow, disingenuous, clutch, caress, bed, false, consumption, handle, cake, grip, pluck, facial, cleanse, punch, kiss, bite, crumb, contact, cotton, graze, hug, rub, handkerchief, hold, C, bowl, ruffle, studied, brush, touch, handling, sugary, exfoliate.

Usage examples for pat

  1. Oh, Pat would not tell your riverence the like of that. – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  2. Maybe that's best, Pat – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  3. She tried to pat her mother's cheek. – The Limit by Ada Leverson