backfisch

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English[edit]

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Borrowing from German Backfisch.

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backfisch (plural backfische)

  1. A teenage or late-adolescent girl.
    • 1955, I knew, of course, it was but an innocent game on her part, a bit of backfisch foolery in imitation of some simulacrum of fake romance… (Nabokov, Lolita)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Backfisch, used in Swedish in the first two-thirds of the 20th century, but removed from more recent editions of SAOL.

Noun[edit]

backfisch c

  1. (dated) a backfisch

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