Geck

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German geck ‎(fool). The same word was later borrowed again in a Ripuarian form as jeck ‎(crazy) and Jeck ‎(fool; carnival reveler).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Geck m ‎(genitive Gecken or Gecks, plural Gecken)

  1. (somewhat dated) dandy, poser (vain, narcisstic man)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The word can be declined according to the weak or the strong pattern. The former is more originally standard, but the latter is also found.

Declension[edit]

Weak declension
Strong declension

Synonyms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Geck in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Geck m ‎(plural Gecken)

  1. (pejorative) madman, lunatic, maniac
  2. fool, crackpot