Schlips

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German Low German Slips, derived from Middle Low German slip, slippe (flap, lappet, tail). Cognate with Dutch slip, whence possibly also English slip (twig, strip).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃlɪps/
  • (file)
    ein Schlips für Chemiker — a necktie for chemists

Noun[edit]

Schlips m (genitive Schlipses, plural Schlipse)

  1. necktie
    In unserer Firma tragen noch alle Herren Anzug und Schlips.
    At our company, all gentlemen still wear suits and neckties.
    Sein grüner Schlips mit violetten Punkten war natürlich der Gipfel der Geschmacklosigkeit.
    His green necktie with purple spots was of course exceptionally tasteless.

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References[edit]

  • Schlips” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Schlips” in canoo.net
  • Schlips” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon

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