muurbloem

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Etymology[edit]

From muur +‎ bloem

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: muur‧bloem

Noun[edit]

muurbloem f (plural muurbloemen, diminutive muurbloempje n)

  1. wallflower (Cheiranthus cheiri)
  2. (figuratively) A woman or a girl that isn't asked for a dance (and therefore only stands against the wall) (usually in the diminutive).