blootje

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bloot 'the bare' + diminutive ending -je

Noun[edit]

blootje n (plural blootjes)

  1. The bare, a state of total nudity
  2. (figuratively) An embarrassing state of exposure, as to ridicule or criticism
    Thom voelt zich over vader's knie altijd vreselijk in z'n blootje gezet, of z'n broek nu af moet of niet
    Tom always feels terribly exposed over dad's knee, whether his pants come down or not

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