švorc

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švorc

  1. (informal) broke (lacking money)

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Further reading[edit]

  • švorc in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • švorc in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German schwarz; through association with Schwarzarbeit ("illicit/undocumented work") and once held stigma that those who needed to work illegally on the side (i.e. moonlight) were in arrears.

Adjective[edit]

švȍrc (Cyrillic spelling шво̏рц)

  1. broke (lacking money at the moment or poor in general)