gosse

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly alteration of gonze (feminine gonzesse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gosse m, f (plural gosses)

  1. (colloquial) child, kid

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain. It could be an old or dialectal variant of gousse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gosse f (plural gosses)

  1. (Canada, colloquial) testicle.

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

gosse (present tense gosser; past tense gossa; past participle gossa; present participle gossende)

  1. (slang) to gloat
Usage notes[edit]

Only known to have occurred in the slang phrase Jeg gossa meg.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Swedish gosse (boy)

Noun[edit]

gosse m (definite singular gossen, indefinite plural gossar, definite plural gossane)

  1. (Nynorsk) young man, great guy

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, connection to French gosse (child) is uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gosse c

  1. boy

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