Schmiergeld

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Etymology[edit]

From schmieren (to bribe) +‎ Geld (money)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃmiːɐ̯ˌɡɛlt/

Noun[edit]

Schmiergeld n (genitive Schmiergeldes or Schmiergelds, plural Schmiergelder)

  1. lubrication payment, bribe

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