Schlamperei

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Schlamperei.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃlɑːmpəɹaɪ/ (or as German, below)

Noun[edit]

Schlamperei (uncountable)

  1. Laziness, inefficiency, muddleheadedness, especially as a supposed Southern German or Austrian characteristic.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schlamperei f (genitive Schlamperei, plural Schlampereien)

  1. sloppiness, untidiness

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