puinhoop

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From puin (wreckage) +‎ hoop (heap).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpœy̯nˌɦoːp/
  • (file)
  • {[hyphenation|puin|hoop|lang=nl}}

Noun[edit]

puinhoop m (plural puinhopen, diminutive puinhoopje n)

  1. (literally) A pile of rubble; a ruin
  2. (figuratively) A terrible mess, anything in a disastrous state; a rotten job or result

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