Chancentod

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A bahuvrihi from Chance (chance, opportunity) +‎ Tod (death).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃãːsənˌtoːt/
  • For variants see Chance.
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Noun[edit]

Chancentod m (genitive Chancentodes or Chancentods, plural Chancentode)

  1. (sports, informal) a player who habitually misses good chances to score; a bad finisher
    Warum hat er auch diesen Chancentod wieder da vorne reingestellt!
    Why did he have to put that terrible finisher back into the forward line!

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