hinterfotzig

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

This term comes from southern Germany, a compound word created from hinter (behind) and fotzig, the latter being derived from (regional) Fotze (mouth, gob). Therefore, the compound is an adjective for someone who is dishonest and likely to talk behind someone's back.

Adjective[edit]

hinterfotzig (comparative hinterfotziger, superlative am hinterfotzigsten)

  1. malicious, insidious, sneaky
  2. common, low, vulgar, mean

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hinterfotzig

  1. backwards
  2. from behind
  3. secretly, insidiously, stealthily

External links[edit]