πούστης

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish puşt, from Persian پشت (pušt), from Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬭𐬱𐬙𐬌 (paršti).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpustis/
  • Hyphenation: πού‧στης

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πούστης (poústism (plural πούστηδες)

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) gay, faggot, queer (male homosexual)
    Ο αδερφός της φιλενάδας μου είναι πούστης.O aderfós tis filenádas mou eínai poústis.My girlfriend’s brother is a queer.
  2. (colloquial, offensive) prick, dickhead, jerk (general term of abuse for a male)
    Κοίτα τι πήγε κι έκανε ο πούστης!Koíta ti píge ki ékane o poústis!Look what that prick went and did!
  3. (colloquial, informal) dude, man, bro (term of address between friends)
    Που πας τέτοια ώρα, ρε πούστη;Pou pas tétoia óra, re poústi?Where you off to this late, dude?

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