achterbaks

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

achterbaks (comparative achterbakser, superlative meest achterbaks or achterbakst)

  1. shrewd, sneaky
    Hij is echt een achterbakse hond, jonge. - I tell you, he's a really sneaky bastard.

Usage notes[edit]

Acting "achterbaks" is to act in a way you wouldn't expect from well-behaved people, implied is little profit for the one doing it and big loss for the one it's done to.

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