Definition of phad thai in US English:

phad thai

(also pad thai, phat thai)

noun

  • A Thai dish of stir-fried rice noodles mixed with shrimp, peanuts, and other ingredients.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From Thai phàtthai from phàt stir-fried food + thai Thai.

Pronunciation

phad thai

/ˌpad ˈtʌɪ/