κυράτσα

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek κυράτσα (kurátsa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ciˈɾatsa/
  • Hyphenation: κυ‧ρά‧τσα

Noun[edit]

κυράτσα (kyrátsaf (plural κυράτσες)

  1. (colloquial, humorous, derogatory) snob, social climber (woman who tries to mimic the behaviours and manners of those on a higher social standing than her)
  2. (colloquial, humorous, derogatory, by extension) gossip (woman who gossips, usually negatively, about others)
    Μαζεύτηκαν όλες οι κυράτσες της γειτονιάς να κουτσομπολέψουν.Mazéftikan óles oi kyrátses tis geitoniás na koutsompolépsoun.All the gossipy hens of the neighbourhood have gathered to gossip.

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