kontroffel

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kont 'arse, butt' + roffel 'a roll, rapid series of smacks'

Noun[edit]

kontroffel m (plural kontroffels, diminutive kontroffeltje n)

  1. (literally) A spanking, series of smacks on the bottom
  2. (figuratively) A beating; scolding, tongue-lashing; lecture

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