knikker

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

knikker m (plural knikkers, diminutive knikkertje n)

  1. a marble (toy)
  2. various similarly shaped objects, including:
    1. a billiards ball
    2. certain seeds
    3. (humorous) a head, especially a bald skull (typically in kale knikker)
  3. (by extension) a lump or stone
  4. (metonymically) (in the plural, absolutely used with definite article: de knikkers) The stakes of a game, deal etc.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Germanic: the root of knikken 'to nod' + -er

Noun[edit]

knikker m (plural knikkers, diminutive knikkertje n)

  1. A nodder
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