tronie

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtroː.ni/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tro‧nie

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch troenie, from Middle French trogne.

Noun[edit]

tronie f (plural tronies, diminutive tronietje n)

  1. (slang, Netherlands) a face, especially one with an unpleasant or unprepossessing look or expression
    boeventronie
    crook's face
    • 2003, Arthur Japin, Een schitterend gebrek, De Arbeiderspers, Amsterdam – Antwerpen, p. 226
      Deze redding, dacht ik, heb ik dus aan die tronie van mij te danken.
      This salvation, I thought, is due to this mug of mine.

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Noun[edit]

tronie m

  1. locative singular of tron
  2. vocative singular of tron