Techtelmechtel

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Austrian Dechtlmechtl. The word probably derives from the Yiddish rhyme word [script?] (tacht(i), secret), which is repeated in slightly different ways.

Noun[edit]

Techtelmechtel n (genitive Techtelmechtels, plural Techtelmechtel)

  1. a hanky-panky (love affair)

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