dwangbuis

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dwang (coercion, constraint) +‎ buis (a tight type of jacket).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: dwang‧buis

Noun[edit]

dwangbuis n, f (plural dwangbuizen, diminutive dwangbuisje n)

  1. straitjacket
  2. (metonymically) tight, cumbersome constraints