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s {letter}  :: letter
-s {suffix}  :: Used to form regular plurals of nouns that end in certain suffixes or syllables, such as -el, -er, -en, -em, -eur, -aar, -aard, diminutive -je, etc
-s {suffix}  :: Used to form irregular plurals of many other nouns, chiefly of foreign origin
-s {suffix} [archaic, except in fixed expressions]  :: Used to form the genitive case of (strong) masculine and neuter nouns
-s {suffix}  :: Used to form the genitive case of proper nouns and some pronouns
-s {suffix}  :: Used to form the partitive form of the adjective
-s {suffix}  :: Used to form adverbs
-s {suffix}  :: Used to form adjectives of characteristic from nouns
-s {suffix}  :: Used to form adjectives or language names from names of nations or countries
-s- {interfix}  :: Genitival interfix used to link elements in some compounds
S {letter}  :: letter
saai {adj}  :: boring, tedious
saai {c}  :: woven woollen cloth
saai {c} [Brabantian]  :: wool [in yarn form]
saaiheid {f}  :: dullness, tediousness
saamhorigheid {f} [Netherlands]  :: affinity, fellowship, community feeling
saamhorigheidsgevoel {n}  :: feeling of togetherness (in a community)
sabbat {m}  :: Sabbath
sabbelen {vi}  :: to suckle, to suck
sabel {m}  :: sabre
sabel {m} [heraldry]  :: sable, the colour black
sabeldier {n}  :: sable, Martes zibellina
sabelmarter {m}  :: sable, Martes zibellina
Sabijn {m}  :: a Sabine
Sabijns {adj}  :: Sabinian, Sabine
Sabine {prop}  :: given name, popular in the latter half of the twentieth century
sabotage {m}  :: sabotage
saboteren {v}  :: to sabotage
sabra {m}  :: sabra
sacharose {f} {m} [biochemistry]  :: sucrose
sacherijn {n}  :: chagrin
sacherijnig {adj}  :: bad tempered, grumpy
sachet {n}  :: sachet
sacoche {f} [Belgium]  :: handbag
sacraal {adj}  :: holy, sacred
sacraliseren {v}  :: to hallow, to sanctify
sacrament {n} [Christianity]  :: sacrament
sadistisch {adj}  :: sadistic
safari {m}  :: safari
saffiaan {n} {m}  :: saffian (type of leather)
saffiaantje {noun}  :: cigarette
saffie {n} [Netherlands, colloquial]  :: cigarette
saffier {m}  :: sapphire (transparent blue corundum, or a clear corundum of another colour)
saffier {n}  :: sapphire ((blue) corundum)
saffier {n}  :: sapphire (blue colour)
saffraan {m}  :: saffron (spice)
saffraangeel {adj} [color]  :: saffron
saflet {noun} [Brabantian]  :: a blow, whack
sage {f}  :: story of heraldry and valor, a saga
sago {m}  :: A powdered starch obtained from certain palms used as a food thickener
sago {m}  :: Any of the palms from which sago is extracted
Saintes {prop} {n}  :: A city in the southeastern French département Charente-maritime, the former capital of the Saintogne province
Saintes {prop} {n}  :: A French Catholic diocese named after the above, its see
Saintes {prop} {n}  :: A French arrondissement named after the above, its capital
Saintes {prop} {n} [in the plural]  :: A small French Caribbean island chain in the Leeward Islands, a dependency of Guadeloupe
Saint Kitts en Nevis {prop}  :: Saint Kitts and Nevis (country in the Caribbean)
Saint Vincent en de Grenadines {prop}  :: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (country in the Caribbean)
sake {m}  :: sake (Japanese rice wine)
sakkerloot {interj} [archaic]  :: well I never!
Saks {m}  :: A Saxon
Saksen {prop} {n}  :: Saxony
Saksen-Anhalt {prop} {n}  :: Saxony-Anhalt
Saksisch {adj}  :: Saxon
salade {f}  :: salad (a food made primarily of a mixture of raw ingredients, typically vegetables)
salade {f}  :: lettuce
salamander {m}  :: salamander
salami {m}  :: salami
salaris {n}  :: salary
saldo {n}  :: balance on an account
Salland {prop} {n}  :: An area in the west of the Dutch province of Overijssel, including the cities of Zwolle and Deventer
sallewase {noun} [Brabantian]  :: a blow, whack
salmiak {m}  :: ammonium chloride, sal ammoniac
salmiak {m}  :: a piece of liquorice with salmiak
salmiakdrop {f} {n}  :: licorice with ammonium chloride
salmiakzout {n}  :: ammonium chloride
Salomonseilanden {prop}  :: Solomon Islands (A country in Melanesia)
salon {m} {n}  :: salon, room for receiving guests
salon {m} {n}  :: pub, café or restaurant [often posh or trendy, or in a French context]
salonfähig {adj}  :: salonfähig
salonpopulist {m} [derogatory]  :: a person who is considered to belong to the societal elite and expresses antipolitical sentiments similar to populism
salonsocialisme {n} [usually pejorative, colloquial]  :: champagne socialism
salonsocialist {m} [usually pejorative, colloquial]  :: a champagne socialist, an armchair socialist (someone who professes to be a socialist but is perceived not to be genuine)
salonsocialistisch {adj} [usually pejorative, colloquial]  :: champagne socialistic
salpeter {m} {n}  :: saltpetre (UK), saltpeter (US)
salpeterzuur {n} [inorganic compound]  :: nitric acid
saltatie {f}  :: saltation
saluut {interj} [Belgium]  :: goodbye
saluutjes {interj} [Belgium]  :: goodbye
salvo {n}  :: salvo, series of shots
salvo {n}  :: salvo, reservation
samarium {n}  :: samarium
sambabal {m} [colloquial]  :: maraca
samen {adv}  :: together
samendrukken {vt}  :: To compress, press together (e.g. into a smaller space)
samengesteld {adj}  :: compound
samengesteld {adj}  :: composed
samenhang {m} [topology]  :: connectedness
samenhang {m}  :: relation, relationship
samenhangen {v}  :: to coincide, concur
samenhangend {adj}  :: connected
samenhangend {adj}  :: (~ met) in connection with
samenhangendheid {f} [topology]  :: connectedness
samenhorigheid {f} [Belgium]  :: affinity, fellowship, community feeling
samenkomen {v}  :: to come together, to meet, to assemble
samenleven {v}  :: to live together as partners or a family
samenleving {f}  :: society
samenloop {m}  :: a series of coincidences or concurrent events
samenroepen {v}  :: to call together (for a meeting)
samensmelten {v}  :: to amalgamate (melt/blend together)
samenspannen {vi}  :: to conspire [+ tegen (object) = against] [+ met (object) = with]
samenspanning {f} [formal, legal]  :: conspiracy
samenspraak {f}  :: consultation
samenspraak {f} [historical]  :: discussion, dialogue, conversation
samenstellen {v}  :: to compose, to make up, to form
samenstellen {v}  :: to compile, to put together
samenstelling {f}  :: composition
samenstelling {f} [grammar]  :: compound
samentrekken {v}  :: to shrivel up
samentrekking {f}  :: contraction
samenvallen {v}  :: to coincide
samenvatten {v}  :: to summarize (US); summarise (UK)
samenvatting {f}  :: a summary
samenvoegen {v}  :: to combine, to merge, to unite
samenwerken {v}  :: to cooperate, collaborate
samenwerkend {adj}  :: cooperative
samenwerking {f}  :: cooperation
samenwerkingsverband {f}  :: cooperation of organisations
samenzang {m}  :: communal singing
samenzweerder {m}  :: Conspirator
samenzweren {v}  :: to conspire, plot
samenzwering {f}  :: conspiracy
samenzweringstheoreticus {m}  :: conspiracy theorist
Samisch {adj}  :: Sami
Samniet {m}  :: Samnite
Samoaans {prop} {n}  :: Samoan
samoem {m}  :: simoom
samoerai {m}  :: samurai
Samojeeds {adj}  :: Samoyedic
sampan {f}  :: sampan (Chinese wooden boat)
samsam {adv}  :: fifty-fifty, equally, with equal shares or contributions
samsonseks {m} [Belgium]  :: Parents' undisturbed sex (sexual activity) while their children are occupied by a television show or movie (e.g. Samson & Gert)
Samuel {prop}  :: Samuel (Biblical figure; books of the Bible)
Samuel {prop}  :: given name
Samuël {prop} [rare]  :: alternative spelling of Samuel
Sanaa {prop} {n}  :: Sana'a, capital of Yemen
sanatorium {n}  :: sanatorium
sanctie {f}  :: sanction
sandaal {f}  :: sandal
Sander {prop}  :: given name
sandwich {m}  :: sandwich
sandwichman {f}  :: sandwichman
saneren {v}  :: to reorganize (a business), rehabilitate (finances)
saneren {v}  :: to recuperate, redevelop (e.g. a city district)
San Marino {prop} {n}  :: San Marino (country and capital city)
Sanne {prop}  :: given name, diminutive of Susanne
Sanne {prop}  :: given name, via Frisian, sometimes a diminutive of Sander, Alexander or from
Sanskriet {prop} {n}  :: Sanskrit (language)
Santiago {prop} {n}  :: Santiago de Chile, capital of Chile
Saoedi-Arabië {prop} {n}  :: Saudi Arabia
Sao Tomé en Principe {prop}  :: The West African islans state São Tomé and Príncipe, a former Portuguese colony, now the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
sap {n}  :: sap (fluid in plants)
sap {n}  :: juice
saponiet {n}  :: saponite
sappelen {v}  :: to toil, to work hard
sappig {adj}  :: juicy, succulent, sappy
sappigheid {f} [uncountable]  :: juiciness [quality of being juicy]
sappigheid {f} [countable, obsolete]  :: humour, body fluid
sappigheid {f} [countable]  :: juicy or interesting piece of information
saprijk {adj}  :: juicy, succulent
Sara {prop} [biblical character]  :: Sarah
Sara {prop}  :: given name
sarcasme {n}  :: sarcasm
sarcastisch {adj}  :: sarcastic
sarcofaag {m}  :: sarcophagus
sarcopenia {f}  :: alternative form of sarcopenie
sarcopenie {f} [pathology]  :: gradual age-related loss of skeletal muscle; sarcopenia
sardien {f}  :: sardine
Sardijns {adj} [rare]  :: Sardinian
Sardijns {prop} {n} [rare]  :: Sardinian (language)
Sardinië {prop} {n}  :: Sardinia (island of Italy)
Sardinisch {adj}  :: Sardinian
Sardinisch {prop} {n}  :: Sardinian (language)
Sardisch {adj}  :: Sardinian
Sardisch {prop} {n}  :: Sardinian (language)
sas {?}  :: good spirit
sas {n} {f} [chiefly Belgium]  :: sluice
Saskia {prop}  :: given name
saté {m}  :: satay
saté ajam {m}  :: chicken satay
satanisch {adj}  :: satanic
satansboleet {m}  :: satan's bolete, Rubroboletus satanas/Boletus satanas
saté babi {m}  :: pork satay
satelliet {m}  :: satellite (natural: e.g. Phobos and Deimos)
satelliet {m}  :: satellite (artificial: e.g. Sputnik)
satellietfoto {f} {m}  :: satellite image
satijn {n}  :: satin
satiriek {adj}  :: satirical, cynical
satirisch {adj}  :: satiric, satirical
satraap {m}  :: satrap (Persian provincial governor)
satésaus {f}  :: satay sauce, peanut sauce
saturnaliën {p}  :: Saturnalia
Saturnus {prop} {m} [Roman god]  :: The Roman god Saturn
Saturnus {prop} {m}  :: Saturn, the sixth planet from Earth's Sun
Saudi-Arabië {prop} {n}  :: Saudi Arabia, the country comprising most of the Arabian peninsula
sauriër {m}  :: saurian, reptile of the Sauria
saus {f}  :: sauce
savanne {f} {m}  :: savanna
sawa {m}  :: rice paddy
sawaslang {f}  :: Indian python, Python molurus
saxofoon {m} [musical instruments]  :: A saxophone, metallic wind instrument with keys
scabreus {adj}  :: scabrous, sleazy, obscene, scandalous
scalair {adj}  :: scalar (possessing magnitude but not direction)
scalar {m}  :: scalar (quantity with only magnitude)
scalp {m}  :: scalp (hair-covered skin, especially as a trophy)
scalperen {vt}  :: to scalp, to remove haired skin from
scandaleus {adj}  :: scandalous
scanderen {v}  :: to scan, to form a poetic metre
scanderen {v}  :: to chant
Scandinavië {prop} {n}  :: Scandinavia
scandium {n}  :: scandium
scanner {m}  :: scanner
scepter {m}  :: sceptre
sceptisch {adj}  :: skeptical, sceptical
schaaf {f}  :: plane (a tool)
schaafwond {f}  :: skin abrasion, excoriation
schaak {n} [game]  :: chess
schaak {n}  :: (position in chess) check
schaakbord {n}  :: chessboard
schaakmat {n}  :: checkmate
schaakster {f}  :: female chess player
schaakstuk {n}  :: chess piece
schaaktoren {m} [chess]  :: rook
schaal {f}  :: shell (of an egg or a nut)
schaal {f}  :: shallow bowl
schaal {f}  :: scale (e.g. for measuring)
schaaldier {n}  :: A crustacean, an invertebrate class of animals
schaambeen {n}  :: pubis
schaamberg {m}  :: mons pubis
schaambos {m} [collective]  :: bush, pubic hair, netherhair
schaamdeel {n}  :: genital
schaamhaar {n} [literally]  :: A pubic hair
schaamhaar {n}  :: usually as a collective for hairgrowth in the pubic region
schaamheuvel {m}  :: mons pubis
schaamlip {m}  :: labium
schaamluis {f}  :: crab louse, pubic louse
schaampruik {f}  :: merkin
schaamrood {n}  :: blush
schaamspleet {f}  :: vulva
schaamstreek {f}  :: pubic region
schaamte {f}  :: feeling of shame (uncomfortable or painful feeling)
schaamtecultuur {f} [sociology]  :: culture characterised by the dominance of honour in value judgements
schaap {n}  :: sheep (a woolly ruminant animal of the genus Ovis)
schaapsherder {m}  :: a sheepherder
schaapskooi {f}  :: sheepfold
schaapsvlies {n} [countable, obsolete]  :: amnion (interior foetal membrane)
schaar {f}  :: pair of scissors
schaar {f}  :: claw (e.g. of a crab)
schaars {adj}  :: scarce
schaarste {f}  :: scarcity
schaats {c}  :: skate, ice skate
schaatsen {v}  :: to skate
schaatser {m}  :: skater
schaatsster {f}  :: (female) skater
schabouwelijk {adj} [Belgisch Nederlands]  :: poor
schacht {m}  :: A shaft, a pole-shaped object or part of one, e.g. a handle
schacht {m}  :: A shaft, an access opening
schacht {m} [college]  :: A pledge, freshman, especially if subject to hazing
schachtbok {m}  :: mineshaft tower
schade {f}  :: damage
schadelijk {adj}  :: harmful, damaging, detrimental, pernicious, noisome
schaden {vi}  :: to damage, to harm, to hurt
schadevergoeding {f}  :: damage compensation
schadevreugde {f} [uncommon]  :: schadenfreude
schaduw {f}  :: shade
schaduw {f}  :: shadow
schaduw {f} [metonymy]  :: blemish
schaduwbank {f}  :: shadow bank
schaduwen {vt}  :: to tail, follow closely, like a shadow
schaduwkabinet {n}  :: shadow cabinet
schaduwplant {f}  :: shade-dweller, shade-dwelling plant
schaduwrijk {n}  :: underworld
schaduwrijk {adj}  :: shadowfull
schaers {adj}  :: obsolete spelling of schaars
schaffen {vt}  :: to procure
schaffen {vt}  :: to serve up
schaften {v}  :: to pause, rest, to take a break
schakel {mf}  :: shackle (chain shackle)
schakel {mf}  :: link (chain)
schakel {mf}  :: link, connection
schakel {mf}  :: association, contact
schakelaar {m}  :: switch
schakelen {vt}  :: to switch
schakelen {vi} [automotive]  :: to change gear
schaken {v}  :: to play chess
schaken {n} [game]  :: chess
schaken {v} [archaic]  :: to kidnap
schaker {m}  :: chess player
schal {m} [poetic, dated]  :: a resonating sound or noise
schalie {f} [geology]  :: shale
schaliedak {n}  :: shale roof
schaliegas {n}  :: shale gas
schalk {m}  :: scoundrel, rascal, tomboy
schalk {m}  :: prankster, trickster
schalks {adj}  :: teasing, naughty
schallen {v}  :: to sound loudly
schallen {v}  :: to resound, to echo
schalm {m}  :: metal ring
schalm {m}  :: part of a chain; a link
schalmei {f}  :: shawm
schamel {adj}  :: poor, impoverished
schamel {adj}  :: insignificant, pitiable
schamen {vr}  :: to be ashamed
schamper {adj}  :: disdainful, contemptuous
schandaal {n}  :: scandal
schandalig {adj}  :: scandalous, shameful
schanddaad {f}  :: shameful deed, act of depravity
schande {f}  :: shame, disgrace
schandelijk {adj}  :: shameful, dishonourable
schandelijk {adv}  :: shamefully
schandknaap {m}  :: young male prostitute
schandpaal {m}  :: pillory
schans {c}  :: a sconce or a similar type of fortification
schans {c}  :: a platform or ramp used for ski jumpers (or any similar sport) to gain elevation during their jumps
-schap {suffix}  :: -ship
schap {n}  :: shelf
schape {f} [archaic]  :: form, shape
schapenstal {m}  :: sheepfold
schapenvlies {n} [countable, uncountable]  :: sheep's fleece (unprocessed wool of sheep)
schaper {m}  :: shepherd
schappelijk {adj}  :: reasonable, fair (of people, remarks, prices etc)
schare {f} [formal, poetic]  :: crowd
scharen {vt}  :: to arrange, draw up, line up
scharen {vr}  :: to rally [+ achter (object) = around, behind]
scharesliep {m}  :: tradesperson who sharpens knifes, axes and other tools
scharesliep {m} [pejorative]  :: underdressed, peculiar person
scharlaken {n} [originally]  :: a scarlet laken (woollen cloth)
scharlaken {n} [often]  :: the bright-red color scarlet
scharlakenrood {n}  :: the bright-red shade scarlet
scharminkel {n} [mildly, pejorative, usually of animals or children]  :: scrag
scharnier {n}  :: hinge (device for the pivoting of a door)
scharnierpen {f} {m}  :: a hinge pin
scharrel {mf} [action, especially in "aan de scharrel"]  :: picking up, seeking a casual sex partner
scharrel {mf}  :: fuckmate, person with whom one has an irregular, noncommittal, superficial love relationship
scharrelei {n}  :: free-range egg
scharrelen {v}  :: to mess around, to potter
scharrelen {v}  :: to piece together, to gather from scattered bits and pieces
scharrelkip {f}  :: free-range chicken
scharrelvee {n} [collective, uncountable]  :: free-range livestock
scharren {v}  :: to scrape
schat {m}  :: treasure
schat {m}  :: honey, darling, sweet person
schatbewaarder {m}  :: treasurer
schateren {vi}  :: to laugh loudly
schaterlach {m}  :: loud laughter
schaterlachen {vi}  :: to laugh loudly
schatkamer {f}  :: treasury chamber, treasury vault
schatkist {f}  :: treasure chest
schatkist {f} [figuratively]  :: treasury; the financial means of a state, ruler or any organisation
schatmeester {m}  :: treasurer
schatplichtig {adj} [literally]  :: tributary, obliged to pay a form of tribute
schatplichtig {adj} [figuratively]  :: obliged, having some (notably moral) debt
schatrijk {adj}  :: loaded, very rich
schattebout {m}  :: A term of endearment: darling, precious, sweetie
schatten {v}  :: to estimate
schatten {v}  :: to appraise
schattig {adj}  :: cute, adorable
schatting {f}  :: estimate
schatting {f}  :: toll, tribute
schaven {vt}  :: to plane, to grate
schaven {vt}  :: to smooth
schaven {vi}  :: to rub roughly, over a rough surface
schavuit {m} [dated]  :: rascal, rogue, crook
schede {f}  :: sheath, scabbard
schede {f}  :: vagina
schedel {m}  :: skull
schedel {m}  :: death's-head
schedel {m}  :: mound's crest or crown
schedeldak {n}  :: calvaria, skullcap
scheef {adj}  :: crooked, not level or straight
scheef {adj} [colloquial]  :: weird, not right
scheefhuren {n} [Netherlands, politics, pejorative]  :: the practice of renting social housing for a rent lower than one's income legally requires
scheefhuren {v} [Netherlands, politics, pejorative]  :: to rent a home for a rent that is too low according to legal income-dependent norms for pricing
scheefhuur {m} [Netherlands, politics, pejorative]  :: the practice of renting social housing for a rent lower than one's income legally requires
scheefhuurder {m} [Netherlands, politics, pejorative]  :: someone who rents a home (social housing) for a rent that is considered too low when compared to income
scheel {adj}  :: cross-eyed, squinting
scheel {adj}  :: crooked, bent, not straight
scheel {adj} [uncommon]  :: sour, tart
scheel {m} [obsolete]  :: A difference
scheel {m} [obsolete]  :: A dispute, difference of opinion, conflict
scheel {m}  :: A skull; a death's-head
scheel {m}  :: A mound's crest or crown
scheel {n}  :: A lid, cover
scheel {n}  :: An eyelid, cover
scheel {n}  :: A measure of volume, a quarter of a 'mud', equivalent to a 'schepel'
scheel {m} [obsolete]  :: A parting of the hair
scheel {m} [obsolete]  :: A hairstyle of the hair
scheel {m} [obsolete]  :: A plait of hair
scheel {n}  :: A mesentery, membrane which keeps an intestine in place
scheen {f}  :: shin
scheenbeen {n}  :: tibia (bone of the leg)
scheenbeen {n} [by extension]  ::  ? shin, the front of a vertebrate leg beneath the knee
scheep {adv}  :: aboard
scheepbouw {m}  :: alternative form of scheepsbouw
scheepsboot {m}  :: ship's boat
scheepsbouw {m}  :: shipbuilding
scheepsgenoot {m}  :: A shipmate, crewmate, fellow crewmember of the same ship
scheepsjongen {m} [nautical]  :: A cabin boy, junior ship's crew member, apprentice sailor
scheepsjournaal {n}  :: ship's log, logbook of a ship
scheepskanon {n}  :: naval cannon, cannon on board of a ship
scheepslog {n} [nautical]  :: logbook of a ship
scheepsmast {m}  :: mast (pole used to hold a ship's sails)
scheepsruim {n}  :: cargo hold of a ship
scheepswerf {f}  :: A shipyard, place and/or firm for building and/or repairing ships
scheepswrak {n}  :: shipwreck
scheepvaart {f}  :: shipping, navigation
scheepvaartverkeer {m}  :: maritime traffic
scheer {f}  :: skerry (small rocky island)
scheerapparaat {n}  :: electric shaver
scheermes {n}  :: A razor, a fine knife or blade for shaving
scheermes {n} [figuratively]  :: Something razor sharp, poignant etc
scheerzeep {f}  :: A shaving soap
scheet {m} [vulgar]  :: fart
scheet {m} [humorous]  :: a windy quantity, a bit
scheidbaar {adj}  :: separable
scheiden {vt}  :: to separate
scheiden {vi}  :: to divorce
scheiding {f}  :: (between objects) separation
scheiding {f}  :: divorce
scheidingslijn {f}  :: borderline, line of separation
scheids {m}  :: clipping of scheidsrechter
scheidslijn {f}  :: divide, dividing line, demarcation
scheidsrechter {m}  :: referee, arbiter, umpire, judge
scheikunde {f}  :: chemistry
scheikundig {adj}  :: chemical, relating to or applying chemistry
scheikundige {noun}  :: chemist
schel {adj}  :: shrill (sharp, high-pitched and piercing, especially of a sound)
Schelde {prop}  :: The river Scheldt
schelden {v}  :: to scold, to swear
scheldwoord {n}  :: offensive term, invective, pejorative
scheldziek {adj} [rare]  :: prone to swearing
schelen {v}  :: to ail (cause to suffer)
schelen {v}  :: to make a difference
schelf {f}  :: storage floor for hay or straw, often above a stable
schellak {m} {n}  :: shellac
schellekoord {f}  :: bellpull
schellen {vt} [dated]  :: To peel
schellen {vi} [dated]  :: To be peeled
schellen {vi}  :: To ring a bell
schellen {vt}  :: To summon by ringing a bell
schellen {vi}  :: To make the sound of a bell
schelling {m} [historical]  :: shilling
schelm {m}  :: (originally) rogue, scoundrel, fiend
schelm {m} [figuratively]  :: imp, prankster, rascal
schelmenliteratuur {f}  :: trickster literature (genre of literature fictionalizing the doing of tricksters)
schelmenroman {m}  :: trickster novel ((proto)novel about tricksters)
schelp {f}  :: shell (e.g. of a mollusk)
schelpdier {n} [animals]  :: shellfish
schelvis {m}  :: The marine fish species haddock, Melanogrammus aeglefinus
schelvis {m}  :: The fish species Sebastes norvegicus (rosefish, redfish, bergylt, Norway haddock)
schema {n} [general sense]  :: visualisation, diagram
schema {n} [science]  :: conceptual model
schemer {m}  :: twilight
schemerdonker {n}  :: twilight
schemeren {v} [impersonal, typically, of the time of day]  :: to be dusky, to be in twilight
schemerig {adj}  :: dim, dusky
schemering {f}  :: dusk, twilight
schemerlicht {n}  :: twilight
schemerstond {f} [archaic or poetic]  :: twilight
schenden {v}  :: to violate
schending {f}  :: violation
schendziek {adj} [obsolete]  :: violent, aggressive
schenenschopper {m}  :: lit. someone who kicks the shins of another
schenenschopper {m}  :: harsh and controversial critic
schenken {v}  :: to give as a present, to gift
schenken {v}  :: to pour
schenking {f}  :: donation
schenking {f}  :: grant
schennen {v}  :: alternative form of schenden
schenner {m}  :: violator
schennis {f}  :: An active or passive case of hurting, damaging
schennis {f}  :: An immoral violation of a person, obligation or rule
schennis {f} [obsolete]  :: A result of the above: shame, dishonor, scandal
schennis {f} [obsolete]  :: The potential to hurt or damage: danger, risk
schenziek {adj} [obsolete]  :: alternative form of schendziek
schep {f}  :: scoop, shovel
schepel {m} {n}  :: bushel, an old, variable measure of volume equal to a quarter of a mud
schepel {m} {n}  :: wooden shovel for moving harvested crops
schepen {m}  :: alderman
scheper {m}  :: shepherd
scheper {m} [Belgium]  :: sheepdog
scheppen {v}  :: to create
scheppen {v}  :: to scoop (up), to shovel (away)
scheppen {v}  :: to hit and subsequently heave up (by a vehicle at high speed)
schepper {mf}  :: creator, author, inventor
schepping {f}  :: an act of physical creation and/or mental creativity
schepping {f}  :: its result, compare schepsel 'creature'
schepping {f} [religion]  :: (e.g. Biblical) the supernatural start of all which exists
schepsel {n}  :: creature, a life form (believed to be created in most religious traditions)
schepsel {n}  :: wretch; vulnerable, contemptible, or miserable individual
scheren {v}  :: to shave (reflexive pronouns are used for self-directed actions)
scheren {v}  :: to shear
scheren {v}  :: to skim, fleet; to go over something really quickly
schering {f} [weaving]  :: warp - a set of lengthwise yarns through which the woof is woven crosswise
schering en inslag {p} [idiomatic]  :: something very common or ordinary
scherm {n}  :: screen, protection
scherm {n}  :: awning, sunblind
scherm {n}  :: display screen, monitor
scherm {n} [plant]  :: umbel
schermafbeelding {f} [computing]  :: screenshot
schermafdruk {m} [computing]  :: screenshot
schermen {vi}  :: to fence
schermen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to protect, to shield
schermer {m}  :: fencer
schermgezicht {n}  :: someone known from television or film; a tv or film personality
schermster {f}  :: female fencer
schermutseling {f}  :: skirmish
scherp {adj}  :: sharp, able to cut easily
scherp {adj}  :: alert, on the ball
scherp {adj}  :: clever, intelligent, witty
scherp {adj}  :: acute, having a small angle
scherp {adj}  :: in focus, clearly visible, not blurry
scherp {adj} [of food]  :: hot, spicy
scherpen {vt}  :: to sharpen
scherper {m} [Belgium]  :: pencil sharpener
scherprechter {m}  :: executioner
scherpschutter {m}  :: sharpshooter
scherpstellen {v} [of a camera]  :: to focus, to adjust in order to bring into focus
scherpzinnig {adj}  :: perspicacious
schertsen {v}  :: To joke, jest
schets {f}  :: sketch
schetsen {vt}  :: to sketch
schetsen {vt}  :: to describe with words
scheur {c}  :: crack, fissure
scheuren {v}  :: to tear (rend)
scheuren {v} [figuratively]  :: to tear driving, to drive at breakneck speed
scheurpen {v} [Brabantian]  :: comment and complain continuously; nag
scheut {f}  :: shoot, sprout of a plant
scheut {f}  :: a small amount of poured liquid
scheut {f}  :: a short, sudden pain
schicht {f} [archaic]  :: dart, arrow, bolt
schicht {f}  :: beam of light, flash
Schiedam {prop} {n}  :: A city in South Holland in the Netherlands, in the western Rotterdam metropolitan area, famous for its gin
schielijk {adj} [dated]  :: swift, quick
schielijk {adj} [dated, Southern Netherlands]  :: abrupt, sudden
schier {adv} [archaic]  :: almost
schiereiland {n}  :: peninsula
schietbout {m} [historical, obsolete]  :: bar shot
schieten {vi}  :: to shoot, fire
schieten {vt}  :: to shoot, to kill (especially game)
schieten {vi}  :: to rush, to move quickly
schieten {vi}  :: to kick (sports, especially soccer)
schietgat {n} [fortification]  :: loophole, embrasure
schietgraag {adj}  :: trigger-happy
schietgraag {adj} [football, jargon]  :: eager to shoot at goal
schietijzer {n} [poetic]  :: gun
schietlood {n}  :: plummet (lead on a line)
schietpartij {f}  :: shooting, shootout
schiften {vi}  :: to separate, to divide itself into separate layers or substances
schijf {f}  :: disk
schijf {f}  :: a slice
schijfrem {f}  :: disc brake
schijn {m}  :: A shine, glimmering
schijn {m}  :: An appearance, semblance, especially when misleading
schijn {m}  :: A cast (visual appearance)
schijn {m} [chiefly the diminutive]  :: A small quantity/sum, a bit, pittance
schijnbaar {adj}  :: ostensible, apparent
schijnbaar {adv}  :: seemingly, apparently
schijnbeweging {f}  :: a movement made to confuse the opponent; a feint
schijnen {v} [ergative]  :: to shine
schijnen {v} [copulative]  :: to appear, to seem
schijngestalte {c} [astronomy]  :: phase (e.g. lunar phase)
schijnheilig {adj}  :: sanctimonious, hypocritical
schijnheilige {mf}  :: hypocrite
schijnheiligheid {f}  :: hypocrisy
schijnproces {n}  :: show trial
schijnsel {n} [light]  :: radiance, glow
schijnstam {m}  :: pseudostem
schijnwerper {m}  :: floodlight, bright light projector
schijt {m} [vulgar]  :: shit (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)
schijten {v} [vulgar]  :: to shit, to poop
schijterd {m} [slang]  :: coward, wuss
schijterig {adj}  :: cowardly
schijtert {m} [slang]  :: coward, wuss
schijt hebben aan {v} [idiomatic, vulgar]  :: to be profoundly indifferent towards, to not care even a little bit, to not give a shit about
schijthuis {n} [vulgar]  :: shithouse, outhouse
schijthuis {n}  :: term of abuse for a coward
schijtlaars {mf} [vulgar]  :: term of abuse for a coward
schijtlijster {f} {m} [vulgar, pejorative]  :: term of abuse for a coward
schijtluis {m} [colloquial]  :: Term of abuse for a coward
schik {m}  :: pleasure
schikken {vt}  :: to arrange, to order
schikken {vt}  :: to be convenient for (e.g. of an appointment time)
schikken {vr}  :: to accommodate, to adapt [+ naar (object) = to]
schikking {f} [law]  :: settlement agreement, resolution of a dispute by settlement
schiksel {m} [archaic]  :: destiny, fate
schiksel {m} [obsolete]  :: decision, decree
schil {f}  :: peel, rind, skin, bark
schil {f}  :: crust (soil)
schil {f}  :: shell (egg or mollusc)
schil {f} [obsolete]  :: slice
schil {f} [obsolete]  :: membrane covering the eye; used figuratively in the absolute plural (de schillen) for (mental) blindness
schild {n}  :: shield
Schild {prop} {n} [constellation]  :: Scutum
schilder {m}  :: painter
Schilder {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Pictor
schilderachtig {adj}  :: picturesque
schilderen {vt}  :: to paint
schilderij {n} {f}  :: painting
schildering {f}  :: painting (usually meant on a wall as opposed to schilderij)
schilderkunst {f}  :: the art of painting
schildersplakband {n} {m}  :: masking tape
schilderstuk {n}  :: painting
schilderwerk {n}  :: painting
schilderwerk {n}  :: paint job
schildklier {c}  :: thyroid gland
schildknaap {m}  :: squire, a knight's attendant and/or apprentice
schildknaap {m} [figuratively]  :: acolyth, side-kick etc
schildluis {m}  :: scale insect
schildpad {f}  :: tortoise, turtle
schillen {v}  :: to peel (e.g. an apple)
schim {f}  :: shadow
schim {f}  :: apparition, ghost
schimmel {m}  :: mould
schimmel {m} [biology]  :: fungus
schimmel {m}  :: gray (horse)
schimmelen {vi}  :: to become mouldy
schimmelkaas {m}  :: any fungal cheese, such as blue cheese
schimmenrijk {n}  :: realm of the dead, underworld
schimmig {adj}  :: shadowy, shady
schimmig {adj}  :: hidden, obscure, furtive
schimmig {adj}  :: untrustworthy, dodgy
schimp {m} [uncountable]  :: ridicule, abuse
schimp {m} [countable]  :: insult, slight
schimpen {vi}  :: to abuse verbally, to be abusive
schimpen {vi}  :: to verbally attack, to swear at, to scold [+ op (object)]
schimpen {vi} [obsolete]  :: to mock, to be mocking
schimpscheut {f} [countable]  :: insult, jab, slur
schimpzucht {f}  :: excessive desire to scoff others
schip {n}  :: ship (a large, water borne vessel)
schip {n} [architecture]  :: nave (the middle or body of a standard medieval church or cathedral, extending from the transepts to the principal entrances)
schipbreuk {f}  :: shipwreck
Schiphol {prop} {n}  :: The airport of the city of Amsterdam, and the main international airport of the Netherlands
schipper {m}  :: skipper, captain (master of a ship)
schist {f} {m}  :: schist
schitteren {v}  :: to shine, glitter
schitterend {adj}  :: amazing, wonderful
schittering {f}  :: glitter
schizofrenie {f}  :: schizophrenia
Schleck {prop}  :: surname
schlemiel {m} [colloquial]  :: schlemiel
schmink {m}  :: face paint
schminkdoos {f}  :: box for face paint
schminkdoos {f} [Brabant]  :: woman who tends to excessively wear make-up
schnabbel {m}  :: gig, side job, in particular a lucrative one
schnabbelen {vi}  :: to do work as a gig or a side job
schnitzel {m}  :: schnitzel
schoeien {v}  :: to shoe
schoeisel {n} [collective]  :: shoewear, footwear
schoeisel {n} [countable]  :: any particular item of footwear
schoelie {m} [Brabantian]  :: bandit, thug
schoelie {m} [Brabantian, affectionate]  :: rascal, tomboy
schoen {m}  :: shoe (footwear)
schoenlapper {m}  :: cobbler
schoenlapper {m} [archaic]  :: butterfly
schoenlapper {m} [in particular]  :: any butterfly belonging to the Nymphalinae
schoenlepel {m}  :: shoehorn
schoenmaker {m}  :: shoemaker
schoenneus {m}  :: front side of a shoe
schoenpoetser {m}  :: shoeshiner, boots
schoensmeer {n} {m}  :: shoe polish
schoenwinkel {m}  :: shoe shop
schoer {m} {n}  :: rain shower
schoffel {m}  :: hoe (specifically a Dutch hoe)
schoffelen {v}  :: to hoe, to plough
schoffelen {v}  :: to weed
schoft {m} [pejorative]  :: bastard, trash, a person with no moral
schok {m}  :: shock
schokdemper {m}  :: shock absorber
schokgevoelig {adj}  :: shock-sensitive
schokken {vi}  :: To shake, shiver
schokken {vt}  :: To (administer a) shock physically
schokken {vt} [figuratively]  :: To shock, disturb, startle
schoktoestand {m}  :: state of shock
schol {m}  :: A species of flatfish: plaice
schol {f}  :: floating plate (e.g. ice floe or tectonic plate)
schol {f}  :: ice floe
schol {f} [dated]  :: sod, clod, turf (lump of earth, sometimes with vegetation)
scholekster {m} [zoology]  :: The bird species oystercatcher, Haematopus ostrilegus
scholen {vt}  :: To school, give formal/organized training
scholier {m}  :: a (male) pupil
scholiere {f}  :: a female pupil
scholing {f}  :: education (imparting skills and/or knowledge)
schollevaar {m}  :: cormorant
scholver {m} [dated]  :: cormorant
schommel {c}  :: a swing
schommelen {v}  :: to swing, to sway side to side
schommelen {v}  :: to oscillate
schommelschip {m}  :: pirate ship (larger fairground ride, single swing that can accommodate several people)
schommelstoel {m}  :: rocking chair
schone {mf}  :: A beauty, beau/belle
schone kunsten {p}  :: fine arts
schone schijn {f}  :: appearances
schoof {f}  :: sheaf
schooien {v} [dated]  :: to travel around in freedom without a plan or profession, to wander
schooien {v}  :: To beg
schooier {m}  :: a wandering or roaming beggar; a vagabond
school {f}  :: school (An educational institution that focuses completely on education, and not on, say, research)
school {f}  :: a group of fish
schoolbord {n}  :: blackboard
schoolbus {m}  :: school bus
schoolganger {m}  :: schoolgoer
schooljongen {m}  :: A schoolboy, junior male pupil
schoolkind {n}  :: schoolchild
schoolmeester {m}  :: A schoolmaster, male schoolteacher
schoolmeester {m} [figuratively]  :: A pedantic person
schoolplein {n}  :: schoolyard
schoolslag {m}  :: The swimming style breaststroke, the basic one (first) taught at European schools
schooltas {f}  :: school bag
schoolvos {m}  :: an experienced schoolteacher, who knows all the tricks of the trade, and the pupils' trick
schoolvos {m}  :: pedant, notably a teacher who loves finding and correcting faults
schoolziek {adj} [colloquial]  :: feigning illness (in order to avoid having to go to school)
schoolziekte {f} [colloquial]  :: feigned illness for the purposes of avoiding having to go to school
schoomaakster {f}  :: female cleaner, female janitor
schoon {adj}  :: clean; cleansed (Netherlands)
schoon {adj}  :: beautiful (Belgium)
schoonbroer {m}  :: brother-in-law
schoonbrus {}  :: sibling-in-law (sibling's spouse or spouse's sibling)
schoondochter {f}  :: daughter-in-law (wife of someone's son)
schoonheid {f}  :: beauty
schoonheid {f}  :: beautiful person or object
schoonmaken {v}  :: to clean
schoonmaker {m}  :: cleaner, janitor
schoonmoeder {f}  :: mother-in-law (spouse’s mother)
schoonschrift {n}  :: calligraphy
schoonvader {m}  :: father-in-law
schoonwassen {v}  :: to clean with a whitening agent such as bleach
schoonwassen {v} [figuratively]  :: to free one from guilt, exculpate
schoonzoon {m}  :: son-in-law (male partner of one's child)
schoonzus {f}  :: sister-in-law (brother's wife or spouse's sister)
schoonzuster {f}  :: sister-in-law (brother's wife or spouse's sister)
schoorsteen {m}  :: chimney (vertical tube or hollow column; a flue)
schoorsteenveger {m}  :: chimney sweep
schoot {m}  :: The act(ivity) of shooting
schoot {m} [metonymy]  :: A shot; the projectile; the range
schoot {m}  :: A vegetal shoot
schoot {m} [figuratively]  :: Various movements
schoot {m}  :: A shot, some liquid (especially liquor) poured in one movement
schoot {m}  :: A wedge
schoot {m}  :: lap, upper leg
schoot {m} [figuratively]  :: Various corresponding parts of certain vestments, animals and objects
schoot {m}  :: A shoot, certain ropes or chains used in sailing
schoothond {m} [literally]  :: A lapdog, canine pet which is small and/or excessively cuddled
schoothond {m} [figuratively]  :: A human, (nearly) willless 'pet' or flunky
schootkind {n}  :: A small child, easy to take on an adult's lap
schootkind {n}  :: A child which enjoys sitting on the lap
schootkind {n} [figuratively]  :: A coddled, pampered child
schop {f}  :: spade, a digging tool
schop {m}  :: kick, hit or strike with the leg or foot
schoppen {v}  :: kick (strike with or raise the foot or leg)
schoppen {mf} [uncountable, cards]  :: spades
schoppen {mf}  :: a playing card of the spades suit
schor {adj} [voice]  :: coarse, husky
schorpen {v}  :: to rip open
schorpen {v}  :: to saw
schorpioen {m} [zoology]  :: A scorpion, an arachnid with a venomous sting
schorpioen {m} [history]  :: The scorpio, an ancient single-arm catapult
schorpioen {m} [figuratively, pejorative]  :: A vicious, dangerous person; tormentor
schorpioen {m}  :: Vernacular names for other species:
schorpioen {m}  :: any lizard
schorpioen {m}  :: the European mole cricket, Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa
schorpioen {m}  :: a certain weed; shortened from the derived term schorpioenkruid
Schorpioen {prop} {m} [zodiac constellations]  :: Scorpius
Schorpioen {prop} {m} [astrology]  :: Scorpio
schorremorrie {n} [collective, pejorative]  :: scum, thugs, riffraff
schors {f} {m}  :: Bark, (tree) surface tissue
schors {f} {m}  :: Any equivalent rind on other plants
schors {f} {m}  :: A similar exterior tissue or layer, peel or crust, e.g. on an organ
schors {f} {m} [figuratively]  :: One's or something's appearance; a cover
schors {f} {m}  :: By extension, another rough and/or protective exterior or ice;
schors {f} {m} [obsolete]  :: An apron
schorsen {vt}  :: To suspend, delay (an event, proceding) by inserting a pause
schorsen {vt}  :: To suspend, temporarily depose / remove from office
schorsen {vt}  :: To strip off bark
schorseneer {f}  :: salsify, used for plants of the genera Tragopon and Scorzonera
schorseneer {f}  :: black salsify, Scorzonera hispanica, in particular its edible root
schorsing {f}  :: A suspension, interrupting a proceding
schorsing {f}  :: A suspended status, notably as a sanction
schort {c} {n}  :: apron (clothing)
schot {n}  :: shot, act of shooting
schot {n}  :: missile, projectile
schot {n}  :: a divider that partitions a larger space into smaller ones (traditionally wooden planks, but could be made of any materials)
Schot {m}  :: a Scot
schotel {f}  :: dish
schotel {f}  :: saucer
schotel {f}  :: satellite dish
Schotland {prop} {n}  :: Scotland
schots {adj}  :: messy, disorderly
schots {f}  :: floe, ice floe
Schots {prop} {n}  :: Scots (language)
Schotse {f}  :: a woman from or living in Scotland
Schots-Gaelisch {prop} {n}  :: Scottish Gaelic
schouder {m}  :: shoulder
schouderblad {n}  :: shoulderblade
schout {m}  :: sheriff, bailiff
schouw {m}  :: fireplace
schouwburg {m}  :: theatre (UK), theater (US)
schouwen {vt} [archaic]  :: to see, watch
schouwen {vt}  :: to inspect formally, as with an honor guard
schouwen {vt}  :: to examine physically, as in forensics
schouwen {vt}  :: to see mentally
schouwspel {n}  :: show, spectacle
schouwspeler {m}  :: a (male) stage actor
schouwtoneel {n}  :: A theatrical scenery, the site of a spectacle
schouwtoneel {n} [figuratively]  :: A scene, spectacle, a theatrical show or other sight worth watching
schraal {adj}  :: poor, scanty
schraapzucht {f}  :: greed
schrank {noun}  :: trestle
schransen {v}  :: to consume excessively, to gormandize, to glutton
schranzen {vi}  :: consume excessively, to gormandize, to glutton
schrap {adj}  :: bracing oneself, tense, ready for impact
schrapen {v}  :: to scrape
schrapen {v}  :: to rake
schraper {m}  :: a scraper
schraper {m}  :: a scrooge, a miser
schrappen {v}  :: to cross out
schrap zetten {vr}  :: to brace oneself
schreef {f} {m}  :: line, stroke of the pen
schreef {f} {m}  :: border (over de schreef: across the border)
schreef {f} {m}  :: a decoration at the end of lines which make up letters; a serif
schreefloos {adj}  :: sans serif
schreeuw {m}  :: scream
schreeuwen {v}  :: To yell; to bellow; to shout; to talk loudly
schreeuwen {v}  :: To scream; to shriek
schreeuwen {v}  :: Of a colour or design: to be extremely conspicuous
schreeuwerig {adj}  :: shouty, screamy (characterised by or prone to screaming)
schreeuwerig {adj}  :: loud, brash, gaudy
schreeuwlelijk {}  :: loudmouth, blowhard
schreeuwlelijk {adj}  :: ostentatious, garish, gaudy
schreien {v}  :: to cry; to weep
schrift {n}  :: script
schrift {n}  :: notebook
schrift {n}  :: scripture
Schrift {prop} {f}  :: Bible
schriftelijk {adj}  :: written
schriftteken {n} [typography]  :: glyph
schriftvervalsing {noun}  :: forgery or unauthorised modification of official documents or of any document that is to be used for legal purposes
schrijden {v}  :: to stride
schrijfberd {n}  :: alternative form of schrijfbord
schrijfberd {n} [archaic]  :: desk
schrijfmachine {f}  :: typewriter
schrijfsel {n}  :: written material [especially one of poor quality]
schrijfster {f}  :: female writer
schrijftaal {f}  :: written language
schrijftafel {f}  :: desk
schrijfwijze {f}  :: spelling
schrijfzaal {f}  :: scriptorium, especially such a room in a monastery
schrijlings {adv}  :: astride
schrijn {n}  :: shrine, a finely worked container, e.g. for a holy relic
schrijn {n}  :: shrine, a place of (especially religious) worship
schrijnwerker {m} [historical]  :: cabinetmaker
schrijnwerker {m} [Brabant]  :: carpenter
schrijven {vt}  :: to write
schrijven {vt}  :: to write (data)
schrijver {m}  :: writer
schrijverschap {n}  :: authorship
schrik {c}  :: shock, dread
schrik {c}  :: terror, menace
schrikbarend {adj}  :: frightening, worrying, terrifying
schrikbeeld {n}  :: Terrifying thought, bugbear
schrikbewind {n}  :: reign of terror
schrikkeljaar {n}  :: A leap year, year with an added leap day, hence 366-day year, in the Gregorian calendar
schrikken {vi}  :: to be startled, to get a scare
schrikken {vt}  :: to quench (cool rapidly by immersion)
schrikwekkend {adj}  :: frightening
schril {adj}  :: shrill
schriën {v} [archaic, dialectal]  :: to scream
schriën {v} [archaic, dialectal]  :: to cry, to weep loudly
schrinken {v} [uncommon, dated]  :: to shrink
schrobben {v}  :: to scrub; to clean with water and hard brush
schroef {f} {m}  :: screw (fastener)
schroef {f} {m} [nautical]  :: A ship's propeller
schroef {f} {m}  :: An Archimedes screw
schroefdraad {m} [engineering]  :: screw thread
schroeien {v}  :: to singe, to scorch
schroeven {v}  :: to screw, manipulate a screw
schroevendraaier {m}  :: A screwdriver (tool)
schromelijk {adj}  :: extreme, excessive
schromelijk {adv}  :: extremely, excessively
schromen {v}  :: to fear
schromen {v}  :: to be bashful
schub {f}  :: scale (keratinous segment of certain animals' skin)
schub {f}  :: pigmented, chitinous segment of butterfly wings
schub {f}  :: a similarly flaky part of the exterior of plants
Schubbekutteveen {prop} {n} [Netherlands, vulgar, slang]  :: Fictional backwater place, used metonymously for the backwoods; Podunk
schuchter {adj}  :: shy
schudden {v} [ergative]  :: to shake, to tremble, to waver
schudden {vt}  :: to shuffle (cards)
schudden {vi}  :: to nod as in to express disagreement
schudding {f}  :: An instance or the action of shaking, trembling
schudding {f}  :: A beating, hard enough to make the victim twitch in pain; figurative, a scolding
schudding {f}  :: A shake, twitch, vibration
schuif {m}  :: drawer
schuif {m}  :: bolt, to lock a door etc
schuif {m}  :: slide, moving or moveable
schuif {m}  :: shove
schuif {m}  :: Something shoven; a portion of sorts
schuif {m} [slang]  :: mouth
schuifdak {n}  :: A retractable roof, as to cover an open-air sports field in bad weather
schuifelen {v}  :: to shuffle, move slowly
schuilen {v}  :: to take shelter
schuilen {v}  :: to lurk
schuilkerk {f}  :: A clandestine church
schuilnaam {m}  :: A pseudonym that is used to hide one's true identity. A fake identity
schuilplaats {f}  :: shelter
schuim {n}  :: foam
schuimen {vi}  :: to foam, to produce foam
schuimen {vit}  :: to remove foam
schuimen {vit} [figuratively]  :: to remove impurities from something
schuimen {vit} [uncommon, dated]  :: to plunder, to rob
schuimen {vit} [uncommon]  :: to rummage, to scour
schuimen {vi} [by extension]  :: to wander, to roam [+ over (object) = over/object]
schuimfeest {n}  :: foam party
schuimkraag {f}  :: The head or foamy layer formed by bubbles rising from beer and other carbonated beverages
schuimparty {f}  :: foam party
schuimwijn {m} [Belgium]  :: sparkling wine
schuin {adj}  :: slanted, slanting
schuin {adj}  :: obscene
schuin {adv}  :: diagonally
schuinen {v}  :: to slant
schuins {adv}  :: diagonally
schuinsmarcheerder {m}  :: lecher (generally male)
schuit {mf}  :: A boat or ship
schuit {mf}  :: Normally a small boat for inland navigation
schuiven {vti}  :: to slide
schuiven {vti}  :: to shove
schuld {f}  :: debt (money owed)
schuld {f}  :: blame; fault (responsibility for a mishap or mistake)
schuld {f}  :: guilt (state of having been found legally guilty)
schuld {f}  :: guilt; fault (condition of moral deficiency)
schuldbewijs {n}  :: debt note
schuldcultuur {f} [sociology]  :: culture characterised by the dominance of wrongdoing, guilt and conscience in value judgements
schuldgevoel {n}  :: feeling of guilt
schuldig {adj}  :: guilty
schuldige {mf}  :: offender, perpetrator
schulpen {v}  :: to decorate with shells or shell-shaped edges
schulpen {v}  :: to become shell-shaped
schunnig {adj}  :: dirty, obscene
schuren {v} [ergative]  :: to grate, rub, scour, chafe
schuren {vt}  :: to sand
schuren {vt}  :: to bring in, notably a crop to the barn
schurft {f} {n}  :: scabies
schurk {m}  :: scoundrel, villain
schurkenstaat {m} [pejorative]  :: rogue state
schutkleur {f}  :: camouflage
schutkleur {f}  :: colour that provides camouflage
schutkring {m} [Belgium, health]  :: cordon sanitaire
schutten {vt}  :: to stop, to hold back
schutten {vt}  :: to protect, to cover
schutten {vt} [nautical]  :: to let pass through a sluice/lock
schutter {m}  :: marksman, shooter
Schutter {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Sagittarius
schutterij {f} [historical]  :: city guard
schuttersvis {m}  :: archerfish, specifically largescale archerfish
schutting {f}  :: a (usually wooden) solid, or nearly solid, barrier separating two pieces of land; fence
schuttingtaal {f}  :: foul language, such as obscenities and abusive terms, four letter words such as scribbled on walls or fences
schuur {f}  :: barn
schuur {f}  :: shed
schuurkerk {f}  :: A clandestine church disguised as a barn or shed
schuw {adj} [animals]  :: shy of humans, wild
schuw {adj} [people]  :: shy, unsociable
schuwen {vt}  :: to shun, eschew
schwalbe {f} [sports]  :: dive, a deliberate fall after a challenge
schwul {adj} [Limburg]  :: homosexual
sclerose {f} [pathology]  :: sclerosis
scène {f}  :: scene, stage
-scoop {suffix}  :: -scope
scooter {m}  :: scooter
scootmobiel {m}  :: mobility scooter
score {m}  :: score (number of points earned)
scorebord {n}  :: scoreboard
scrollbalk {m} [graphical user interface]  :: scroll bar
sculptuur {f}  :: sculpture
Scythië {prop} {n}  :: Scythia
-se {suffix}  :: Suffix denoting a female inhabitant of a place
seaborgium {n}  :: seaborgium
Sebastiaan {prop}  :: given name
sebiet {adv}  :: alternative form of subiet
seclusie {f}  :: seclusion
secondant {m}  :: second (attendant of a duel or boxing match standing in for a contestant)
seconde {f}  :: second (a unit of time)
secondje {noun} [Belgium]  :: short, unspecified period of time
secreet {n}  :: outhouse
secreet {n} [offensive]  :: bitch
secreet {n}  :: secretion, that which has been secreted
secretaire {m}  :: a writing desk or more precisely a secretary desk
secretaresse {f}  :: secretary (a person keeping records and handling clerical work)
secretariaat {n}  :: secretariat
secretaris {m}  :: secretary
secretaris {m}  :: receptionist
secretaris {m}  :: secretary bird
secretarisvogel {m}  :: secretary bird
sectie {f}  :: dissection, autopsy
sectie {f} [jargon]  :: autopsy with no requirement for the consent of relatives
sectie {f}  :: subdivision
sector {m}  :: sector
seculier {adj}  :: secular
secundair {adj}  :: secondary (succeeding first)
secundaire school {f} {m} [Belgium]  :: high school
secundaire sector {m} [economy]  :: secondary sector (industrial sector)
sedentair {adj}  :: sedentary (settled, not migratory)
sedert {prep}  :: since
sedimentgesteente {n}  :: sedimentary rock
Sefanja {prop}  :: Zephaniah (book of the Bible)
seffes {adv} [Belgium, dialectal]  :: later on
segregatie {f}  :: segregation
sein {n}  :: signal
seinen {v}  :: to signal
seismograaf {m}  :: A seismograph, scientific device to read and record seismic vibrations
seismologie {f}  :: seismology
seismoloog {m}  :: seismologist
seizoen {n}  :: season
seks {m}  :: sex (sexual intercourse)
sekse {f}  :: gender (behavioural characteristics)
sekservaring {f}  :: sexual experience
seksindustrie {f}  :: sex industry
seksisme {n}  :: sexism
seksmaniak {m} [pejorative]  :: sex maniac
seksobject {n}  :: sex object (someone primarily depicted or treated as an object for sexual lust)
sekssymbool {n}  :: sex symbol
seksueel {adj}  :: sexual, of or relating to sexuality in the wide sense
seksueel {adj}  :: gender-related
seksueel overdraagbare aandoening {f}  :: sexually transmitted disease
seksuele intimidatie {f}  :: sexual harassment
seksuologie {f}  :: sexology (the study of sex and sexuality)
seksverslaafde {noun}  :: sex addict
sekswerker {m}  :: (male) sex worker
sekswerkster {f}  :: female sex worker
sektarisch {adj}  :: sectarian
sekte {f} [religion]  :: cult (socially proscribed and often novel religious group)
-sel {suffix}  :: -age, -ion; Creates nouns indicating something which performs or has undergone an action, or something which results from the action
selderie {m}  :: celery (herb)
selderij {m}  :: celery (herb)
selecteren {v}  :: to select
selectievakje {noun} [computing]  :: a checkbox
seleen {n}  :: selenium
selenium {n}  :: selenium
selfie {m}  :: selfie
semantiek {f}  :: semantics
semantisch {adj}  :: semantic
Semiet {c}  :: Semite
Semitisch {adj}  :: Semitic
senaat {m}  :: senate
senator {m}  :: senator
seneschaal {m}  :: obsolete form of seneschalk
seneschael {m}  :: obsolete form of seneschalk
seneschalck {m}  :: obsolete spelling of seneschalk
seneschalk {m}  :: seneschal (steward of a nobleman)
seneschalk {m}  :: seneschal (French steward, magistrate and governor)
seniel {adj}  :: senile (of, or relating to old age)
sensatie {f}  :: sensation
sensatieblad {n}  :: tabloid
sensualist {m}  :: sensualist (person who believes in enjoying sensuality)
sensualist {m}  :: sensualist (one who holds to the doctrine of sensualism)
Seoel {prop} {n}  :: Seoul
Seoul {prop} {n}  :: alternative spelling of Seoel
separatistisch {adj}  :: separatist
sepia {f} {m}  :: cuttlefish
sepia {n}  :: the color sepia
sepia {n}  :: a style of yellowish/brownish-and-black photography
sepoy {m}  :: A sepoy, native soldier in the East Indies
september {m}  :: September
sereen {adj}  :: serene, peaceful
serendipiteit {f}  :: serendipity
sereniteit {f}  :: serenity
serf {m}  :: A serf, semifree peasant obliged to remain on the lord's land and to perform extensive chores for him
serie {f}  :: series
seriemoordenaar {m}  :: serial killer
serieus {adj}  :: serious
serieus {adv}  :: seriously
seriële poort {c} [computing]  :: serial port
sering {c}  :: lilac (shrub)
serpent {n} {f} {m} [archaic]  :: snake
serpent {n} {f} {m}  :: an unpleasant, spiteful person
serpent {n} {f} {m} [musical instruments]  :: serpent
serpentinespray {m}  :: silly string
serre {f} [Netherlands]  :: conservatory room (greenhouse or winter garden, usually as part of a house)
serre {f} [Belgium]  :: greenhouse
serveerster {f}  :: waitress
serveren {v}  :: to serve
Servië {prop} {n}  :: Serbia
service {f} {m}  :: service
Servië en Montenegro {prop} {n}  :: Serbia and Montenegro
servies {n} [dishes]  :: service, set
Serviër {prop} {m}  :: Serb
Serviër {prop} {m}  :: An inhabitant of Serbia, formerly in Yugoslavia
Servisch {adj}  :: Serbian (of the people)
Servisch {adj}  :: Serbian (of the language)
Servisch {prop} {n}  :: Serbian (language)
Servo-Kroatisch {prop} {n}  :: Serbo-Croatian
Servo-Kroatisch {adj}  :: Serbo-Croatian
sesam {m}  :: sesame, plant
sesam {m}  :: sesame, seeds
sesamolie {f}  :: sesame oil
sessie {f}  :: session
settelen {v}  :: to settle
sex {m} [proscribed]  :: alternative form of seks
Sextant {prop} [constellation]  :: Sextans
sexy {adj}  :: sexy
Seychellen {prop} {p}  :: Seychelles (country in East Africa)
sfeer {m} [literally, geometry]  :: sphere, round object
sfeer {m}  :: atmosphere, mood
-sfeer {suffix}  :: sphere
sfeervol {adj}  :: atmospheric, agreeable, charming
sferisch {adj}  :: spheric, sphere-shaped
SGP {initialism}  :: Reformed Political Party, a conservative orthodox Protestant political party in the Netherlands
shag {m}  :: shag (coarse shredded tobacco)
shampoo {m}  :: shampoo (product for washing hair)
sheddak {n}  :: saw-tooth roof
sheik {m}  :: sheik
shigellose {f} [disease]  :: shigellosis
shop {m}  :: shop
showproces {n}  :: show trial
shuttle {m}  :: a space shuttle
shuttle {m}  :: a shuttlecock
si {mf}  :: musical note; ti
Siberië {prop}  :: Siberia
Siberisch {adj}  :: Siberian
sibilant {c}  :: sibilant
Sicilië {prop} {n}  :: Sicily (island)
Siciliaans {adj}  :: Sicilian, relating to the island Sicily, its inhabitants or their language and culture
Siciliaans {n}  :: The Sicilian language (or dialect), as distinct from Italian
Siciliaans {n}  :: The Sicilian chess opening starting with 1. e4 c5
sidderaal {m}  :: electric eel
sidderen {v}  :: shiver, tremble, quake
siderisch {adj}  :: sidereal (of or relating to the stars)
siderische dag {m} [astronomy]  :: sidereal day
siderisch jaar {n}  :: sidereal year
Sieme {prop}  :: given name
sier {c}  :: show, decoration
Sier {prop}  :: surname also common in Wallonia
sieraad {n}  :: ornament, piece of jewellery
sieren {v}  :: to adorn, decorate
sierkussen {n}  :: A decorative cushion, of little or secondary practical use
sierlijk {adj}  :: elegant
Sierra Leone {prop} {n}  :: Sierra Leone
siervuurwerk {n}  :: fireworks that primarily create visual displays (as opposed to creating mainly noise)
sigaar {f}  :: cigar
sigaret {f}  :: cigarette
sigarettenjongen {m}  :: cigarette boy, boy who sells cigarettes
signaal {n}  :: signal
signaleren {v}  :: to signal, flag
signaleren {v}  :: to put (someone) down as a suspect
sijpelen {v}  :: to trickle, seep, drip
sijs {m}  :: siskin, any member of the genus Spinus
sijs {m}  :: specifically the Eurasian siskin, Spinus spinus as a species or any member thereof
sik {m}  :: beard of a goat
sik {m}  :: a goatee or soul patch
sikh {m}  :: Sikh
sikkel {f}  :: sickle
sikkeneurig {adj}  :: picky, fastidious
sikkepit {f} [colloquial]  :: very little, next to nothing
sikker {adj}  :: drunk, loaded, intoxicated
silaan {n}  :: silane
Silezië {prop} {n}  :: The Central-European region Silesia
Silezisch {adj}  :: Silesian
silicium {n}  :: silicon
silt {n} [geology]  :: silt
siltsteen {m} [geology]  :: siltstone
simpel {adj}  :: simple
simulatie {f}  :: simulation
simultaan {adj}  :: simultaneous
sinaasappel {f}  :: orange (fruit)
sinaasappelboom {m}  :: orange tree
sinaasappelsap {n}  :: orange juice
sinds {prep}  :: since
sindsdien {adv}  :: since then
singel {m}  :: a body of water surrounding the inner portion of a city or a village
singeltje {noun}  :: a single (vinyl record)
singleton {m}  :: A singleton (lone playing card)
singleton {n}  :: A singleton (design pattern, class, set)
singulariteit {f}  :: singularity
sinister {adj}  :: sinister
sinjoor {m} [colloquial]  :: A "true Antwerpian", according to various definitions
Sino-Tibetaans {adj}  :: Sino-Tibetan
Sint {m}  :: Saint
Sint {m} [de Sint]  :: Sinterklaas
sintel {m}  :: ember
Sinterklaas {prop} {m}  :: Saint Nicholas, who (in the Low Countries) gives presents to children on December 5 or 6
sinterklaasavond {m}  :: The evening of 5 December, which is on the day of Sinterklaas (in the Netherlands) or the day before (in Belgium)
sinterklaaslied {n}  :: Sinterklaas song
Sint-Nicolaas {prop} {m}  :: Saint Nicholas of Myra, patron saint of Amsterdam and of children
Sint-Nicolaas {prop} {m}  :: Sinterklaas
Sint-Petersburg {prop}  :: Saint Petersburg
sinus {m} [trigonometry]  :: sine
sinus {m}  :: sinus
sinusoïdaal {adj}  :: sinusoidal
sip {adj}  :: sad, subdued
sirene {f}  :: A siren, a dangerous nymph of Greek mythology, luring passers-by using an irresistible song
sirene {f} [figuratively]  :: A seductive but dangerous female
sirene {f}  :: (plural sirenes) A siren, a noisy warning device
siroop {m}  :: syrup
siroop {m}  :: A soft drink made from a fruit-based concentrate diluted with water; squash
siroop {m}  :: The concentrate from which said soft drink is made
sisklank {m}  :: sibilant (consonant)
sissen {v}  :: to hiss, sizzle
sissen {v} [figuratively]  :: to hiss, to express disapproval
sissende kakkerlak {f}  :: (Madagascar) hissing cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa) (insect)
sits {noun}  :: chintz
situatie {f}  :: situation, circumstance
situeren {v}  :: to situate
Sitz im Leben {m} [theology]  :: sociological context/setting
Sjaak {prop} {m}  :: given name; a variant of Jakob
sjaal {m}  :: scarf
sjabbat {m} [Judaism]  :: Sabbath
sjabbes {m} [Judaism, Ashkenazic form]  :: Sabbath
sjabloon {f} {m} {n}  :: template
sjabrak {c} {n}  :: saddlecloth
sjacheren {v}  :: to sell a pup, to swindle with substandard wares, to scam
sjacheren {v}  :: to wrangle
sjagerijn {adj}  :: nonstandard spelling of sacherijnig
sjagerijnig {adj}  :: nonstandard spelling of sacherijnig
Sjakie {prop} {m} [Netherlands]  :: given name
sjambok {f}  :: a sjambok, a long heavy whip
Sjanghai {prop}  :: Shanghai, the largest city in China
sjans {c}  :: charisma, allure, the property of being liked (romantically/sexually) by the people around oneself
sjansen {v} [colloquial]  :: to flirt
sjap {m} [colloquial, obsolete]  :: jenever, gin, or a portion of gin
sjap {m} [slang, pejorative]  :: a nasty, anti-social (young) male, often considered uncivilised
sjap {m} [slang, dated]  :: a good egg, fine guy, trump
sjap {c} [historical]  :: chop, a stamp or seal used in East Asia
sjap {m} [historical]  :: shovel, spade, used in the Caribbean
sjappietouwer {m} [Netherlands, obsolete]  :: sailor
sjappietouwer {m} [Netherlands, dated]  :: loafer
sjappietouwer {m} [Netherlands, dated]  :: nasty person
sjees {f}  :: chaise; a high, open (sometimes convertible), two-wheeled carriage
sjekel {m}  :: shekel, ancient Israelite unit of weight
sjekel {m}  :: shekel, ancient Judean monetary unit
sjekel {m}  :: shekel, modern Israeli monetary unit
sjekkie {n}  :: roll-your-own cigarette
sjezen {vi}  :: to drive or ride fast
sjezen {vi}  :: to run fast
sjiek {adj}  :: chic
sjikker {adj}  :: drunk, loaded, intoxicated
sjikse {f}  :: shiksa
sjocheet {m}  :: Jewish butcher. One that makes meat kosher
sjoe {noun} [Belgium]  :: darling [also as form of address]
sjoege {m}  :: comprehension, understanding
sjoege {m}  :: reaction, response
sjoel {f} {m} [Judaism]  :: A (usually Ashkenazic) synagogue
sjoelbak {m}  :: The board upon which sjoelen, a Dutch variety of shuffleboard, is played
sjoelen {n}  :: A variety of shuffleboard played in the Netherlands
sjoelen {v}  :: To play shuffleboard (Dutch variety)
sjoemelen {vi}  :: to cheat, to manipulate
sjoemelsoftware {m}  :: software that skews test results
sjofar {m} [Judaism]  :: shofar
sjofeet {m} [Judaism]  :: biblical judge (premonarchic leader of the Israelites)
sjofel {adj}  :: shabby, poor
sjokken {v}  :: trudge
sjoof {m} [Bargoens, archaic]  :: alternative form of zoof
sjorren {v}  :: to drag
Sjos {prop} [colloquial]  :: a given name
sjouchet {m}  :: shochet
sjouwen {v}  :: to carry (a heavy object or load), tote
sjwa {mf}  :: schwa
skai {n}  :: leatherette
skate {m}  :: inline skate
skateboard {n}  :: skateboard
skaten {v}  :: to skate (especially with in-line skates)
skeeler {m}  :: skate, in-line skate
skeeleren {v}  :: to skate
skeer {adj} [slang]  :: broke
skelet {n}  :: skeleton
sketch {f}  :: sketch, skit (short comic work)
ski {m}  :: a ski
skiester {f}  :: female skier
ski-instructeur {m}  :: ski instructor
ski-instructrice {f}  :: female ski instructor
skilift {m}  :: ski lift
skin {mf}  :: Skin (computing)
skin {mf}  :: Short for skinhead
skiën {v}  :: to ski (to move on skis)
skiër {m}  :: A skier, someone who practices skiing
skitta {?} [slang, vulgar]  :: shit, crap. Skitta hebben at (aan) something means to not give a shit about it, similar to schijt hebben
skivakantie {f}  :: ski holiday
skotoe {c} [slang]  :: police
skottelbraai {m}  :: South African grill and wok
sla {f}  :: lettuce
sla {f}  :: salad
slaaf {m}  :: [male or indeterminate] slave
Slaaf {m}  :: Slav
slaafje {n}  :: The diminutive of slaaf (slave)
slaafje {n} [figuratively]  :: A flunky, slavish follower etc
slaag {c}  :: a beating
slaan {vt}  :: to hit, to slap
slaan {vt}  :: to beat, overcome
slaan {vt}  :: to strike
slaan {vi}  :: to pulse, beat
slaan {vt}  :: to surround with
slaan {vi}  :: to suddenly start along (of movement), to turn
slaan {vt} [chess]  :: to take one of your opponent's pieces
slaan op {vt}  :: to refer to, to mean, to have to do with
slaap {m}  :: sleep
slaap {m}  :: sleepiness
slaap {m}  :: temple
slaapbank {mf}  :: sofa-bed
slaapfeest {n}  :: slumber party
slaapgebrek {n}  :: sleep deprivation, lack of sleep
slaapkamer {f}  :: bedroom
slaapkop {m}  :: a sleepy or lazy person, a sleepyhead
slaapkop {m}  :: unclear head [as when just woken up]
slaapmiddel {n}  :: a somnifacient (such as sleeping pills)
slaapmuts {f}  :: nightcap (headwear)
slaapmuts {f} [mostly in diminutive]  :: nightcap (beverage)
slaapwandelen {v}  :: to sleepwalk
slaapwel {interj} [chiefly Belgium]  :: good night, sleep well
slaapzak {m}  :: sleeping bag
slaapzucht {f}  :: (physical) narcolepsy
slaapzucht {f}  :: (mental) lethargy
slaatje {noun}  :: small salad
slab {f} [also very common in the diminutive]  :: bib
slabak {m}  :: a salad bowl (a bowl used to hold lettuce and other salad ingredients)
slabak {f} {m}  :: someone who slacks off
slabakken {v}  :: to slack (off)
slacht {c}  :: slaughter
slachten {vt}  :: to slaughter
slachter {m}  :: slaughterer
slachterij {f}  :: slaughterhouse
slachthuis {n}  :: abattoir, slaughterhouse
slachtoffer {n}  :: victim
slag {m}  :: blow, knock, strike
slag {m}  :: beat, stroke, pulsation
slag {m}  :: battle
slag {n}  :: kind, type, sort
slag {n}  :: parcel, plot, premise (stretch of land)
slagader {c}  :: artery
slagboom {m} [transport]  :: boom barrier
slagen {v}  :: to succeed (obtaining what was desired)
slagen {v}  :: to pass a test
slager {m}  :: butcher
slagerij {f}  :: butcher's shop
slaginstrument {n} [music]  :: percussion instrument
slagroom {m}  :: whipped cream
slagroomspuit {f}  :: cream spray (for whipped cream)
slagroomtaart {noun}  :: cream pie
slagschaduw {f}  :: shadow, umbra (dark regions of a shadow)
slagschip {n}  :: battleship
slagtand {m}  :: tusk, a large tooth extending outside the mouth, as on an elephant, fit as a weapon
slagtand {m}  :: a boar's razor
slagvaardig {adj}  :: alert, ready for battle
slagveld {n} [military]  :: battlefield
slagveld {n} [figurative]  :: carnage, disaster area
slagwerk {n} [uncountable, music]  :: percussion
slagzij {n}  :: tilt
slagzij maken {v} [nautical]  :: to heel
slagzin {m}  :: slogan
slagzwaard {n}  :: longsword
slak {f} {m}  :: snail
slak {?}  :: slag (the impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refining it from its ore)
slaken {v}  :: to utter (a sound, word or cry), especially a sigh; to heave; to fetch
slakkengang {m}  :: A snail's pace, very slow pace
slang {f}  :: snake
slang {f}  :: hose (flexible tube)
slang {n}  :: language specific to one social group, slang
Slang {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Serpens
Slangendrager {prop} {m} [zodiac constellations]  :: Ophiuchus
slangengif {n}  :: snake venom (poison that a serpent administers through its fangs)
slangengift {n}  :: A snake poison, the venom a snake administers trough its fangs
slank {adj}  :: slender, slim
slanken {vi} [obsolete]  :: to become slim
slap {adj}  :: slack
slap {adj}  :: weak
slapeloosheid {f}  :: insomnia
slapen {v}  :: to sleep
slapende rekening {f} [banking]  :: An inactive or dormant account
slapende vulkaan {m}  :: dormant volcano
slapenstijd {m} [archaic]  :: bedtime
slaperig {adj}  :: sleepy, tending to go to sleep
slapheid {f}  :: indolence
slapjanus {m} [derogatory]  :: weakling
slapte {f}  :: slackness
slavenaard {m}  :: a servile disposition/character
slavenziel {f}  :: a servile disposition/character
slavernij {f}  :: slavery
slavin {f}  :: female slave
Slavisch {adj}  :: Slavic
Slavische {f}  :: female Slav (person of Slavic origins)
slavist {m}  :: Slavicist
slavistiek {f}  :: study of the Slavic languages and the culture of of the Slavic peoples
Slavonië {prop}  :: Slavonia
slecht {adj}  :: bad
slechte {noun}  :: bad person
slechte {noun} [fiction, in the plural]  :: the bad guys
slechten {vt}  :: to smoothe, to even out
slechten {vt}  :: to remove, to make disappear
slechterik {m} [childish]  :: baddie, bad guy
slechtgehumeurd {adj}  :: in a bad mood
slechts {adv}  :: only, just
slechtstschrijvend {adj}  :: Worst-writing. Describing the worst of several writers
slede {f}  :: sled, sleigh
sledetocht {m}  :: sleigh ride or sleigh trip
slee {f}  :: sled, sleigh, wheelless vehicle which glides on land
slee {f} [colloquial]  :: A large/prestigious car
slee {m}  :: The spiny shrub sloe, Prunus spinosa
slee {m}  :: Its stony fruit
slee {adj}  :: stiff, cramped
slee {adj}  :: blunt
slee {adj}  :: sour
sleeën {v}  :: to sleigh
sleep {m}  :: (the act of) dragging, towing
sleep {m}  :: train, the part of wedding gown that drags behind the bride
sleepboot {f} {m}  :: tugboat
sleephopperzuiger {m}  :: trailing suction hopper dredger
sleepkabel {m}  :: towline
sleepnet {n}  :: trawl, dragnet
sleeptoon {m} [Limburgish phonology]  :: long level tone
sleeptouw {m}  :: towline
sleepwagen {m}  :: tow truck
sleepwet {prop} {f} [Netherlands, politics]  :: Nickname of the Wet op de inlichtingen- en veiligheidsdiensten 2017, a revision of the Wet op de inlichtingen- en veiligheidsdiensten 2002
Sleeswijk-Holstein {prop} {n}  :: Schleswig-Holstein
sleet {?}  :: wear
sleets {adj}  :: extremely worn and weathered
sleeuw {adj}  :: alternative form of slee
slenk {f} [geology]  :: graben
slenk {f} [geography]  :: small meandering salt-water inlet: creek
slenk {f}  :: naturally-formed trench filled with water
slenteren {v}  :: to saunter, to stroll
slepen {v}  :: to drag, to tow
slepen {v}  :: to slide
slet {f}  :: slut
sletterig {adj}  :: slutty, whorish
sleuf {f}  :: slit (narrow cut or opening; a slot)
sleuf {f}  :: any long, narrow opening: trench, etc
sleufmachine {f}  :: disc cutter (handheld power tool, similar in construction to an angle grinder, but with different type of disc at business end)
sleufmachine {f}  :: wall chaser (handheld power tool)
sleur {f}  :: rut; rote; groove (mechanical routine)
sleuren {vt}  :: to pull, to drag, to tow [usually in a careless or unrefined manner]
sleurhut {f} [Netherlands, colloquial]  :: caravan
sleutel {m}  :: key
sleutel {m}  :: wrench
sleutelbaard {m}  :: key bit
sleutelbeen {n}  :: collarbone
sleutelen {v}  :: to tinker, repair
sleutelhanger {m}  :: keychain
sleutelkind {n}  :: latch-key child
sleutelkoord {f} {n}  :: lanyard
sliert {m}  :: wisp, ribbon
slijk {n}  :: mud
slijk der aarde {n}  :: See: slijk der aarde
slijk der aarde {n}  :: money, filthy lucre
slijkgeus {m} [obsolete, Protestantism, pejorative]  :: Gomarist
slijm {m} {n}  :: slime
slijm {m} {n}  :: mucus (particularly phlegm)
slijmen {v}  :: To suck up to a person
slijmerig {adj}  :: slimy, mucous
slijmvlies {n}  :: mucous membrane
slijpen {v}  :: to sharpen
slijpen {v}  :: to grind (a lens e.g.)
slijper {m}  :: agent noun of slijpen; sharpener
slijtage {f}  :: wear (as in "wear and tear")
slijten {v}  :: tear
slijten {v}  :: wear down
slijter {m}  :: a liquor store owner
slijterij {f}  :: liquor store
slikken {v}  :: to swallow
slim {adj}  :: intelligent, bright
slim {adj}  :: clever, smart
slingen {v} [dated]  :: to sling
slingen {v} [dated]  :: to wind, to coil
slinger {m}  :: garland
slinger {m} [physics]  :: pendulum
slingeren {v}  :: to sway, to swerve
slingeren {v}  :: to fling
slingeren {v} [nautical]  :: to roll
slingerklok {f} {m}  :: pendulum clock
slingeruurwerk {n}  :: pendulum clock
Slingeruurwerk {prop} {n} [constellation]  :: Horologium
slinken {v}  :: to shrink, to lessen
slip {f}  :: briefs, scanty type of undershorts which covers the buttocks but nothing below
slip {f} [by extension, for women]  :: knickers, any female underpants
slip {f}  :: tail, part of an upper garment hanging below the waist
slip {m}  :: skid, an act or instance of slipping
slippen {vi}  :: To slide, slip, lose one's traction
slippendrager {noun} [figurative]  :: subservient person
slissen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to end, to put a stop to
slissen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to decide (a conflict)
slissen {vt} [obsolete]  :: to extinguish (a fire)
slissen {vi}  :: to lisp
slobberen {vi}  :: to slurp, to drink audibly
slobberen {vi}  :: to misfit, to hang loose
slobberig {adj}  :: unkempt, grubby
slobberig {adj}  :: baggy, roomy (said of clothes)
slobkous {c}  :: gaiter
sloeber {m}  :: pitiable person
sloeber {m}  :: kind-hearted, loyal person, often somewhat big and slow
sloeber {m}  :: naughty child; rascal
sloep {mf} [historical]  :: sloop
sloep {mf}  :: boat, barge
slof {m}  :: house or bedroom slipper (shoe)
sloffen {v}  :: to trudge, shuffle
slok {m}  :: draught, gulp
slokdarm {m}  :: gullet, oesophagus
slokken {v}  :: to swallow gluttonously
slokop {m}  :: a glutton, a pig
slome duikelaar {m} [pejorative]  :: a slow-witted person, dullard, dolt
slons {f}  :: slob, frump
sloof {f}  :: apron
sloof {f}  :: maid; housewife
sloom {adj}  :: sluggish, lifeless
sloop {c}  :: pillowcase
sloop {m}  :: demolition
sloopwerk {n}  :: demolition work, demolition job
sloot {f}  :: ditch, trench
slootwater {n}  :: ditchwater
slootwater {n} [colloquial]  :: any weak or watery drink; swill
slop {n}  :: a bad situation
slop {n}  :: run-down house, shanty
slopen {v}  :: to demolish
slopingswerk {n}  :: demolition work, demolition job
slopje {noun}  :: alleyway
sloppenwijk {f}  :: shantytown, slum
slordig {adj}  :: sloppy, careless
slordig {adj}  :: undisciplined, haphazard
slordig {adj}  :: unkempt, untidy, slovenly
slordigheid {f}  :: inaccuracy
slordigheid {f}  :: sloppiness
slot {n}  :: lock (something used for fastening)
slot {n}  :: castle
slot {n}  :: end, conclusion
slotgracht {c}  :: moat
slotpleidooi {n} [legal]  :: closing argument (in a court case)
slottoren {m}  :: donjon, keep
Sloveens {adj}  :: Slovene, Slovenian
Sloveens {prop} {n}  :: Slovene (language)
Slovenië {prop} {n}  :: Slovenia
Slowaaks {adj}  :: Slovak, Slovakian
Slowaaks {prop} {n}  :: Slovak (language)
Slowakije {prop} {n}  :: Slovakia
sluik {adj} [of hair]  :: straight, smooth
sluikstort {n} {m} [Belgium]  :: An illegal garbage dump
sluikstorten {v} [Belgium]  :: To dispose of waste illegally
sluimeren {v}  :: to slumber
sluipen {vi}  :: to sneak, to move stealthily
sluiproute {m}  :: shortcut (a shorter and faster way to a place)
sluipschutter {m}  :: sniper
sluipverkeer {n}  :: traffic that engages in cut-through driving
sluipweg {m}  :: a bypass, a faster alternate route
sluipwesp {f}  :: parasitoid wasp
sluis {f}  :: sluice, lock
sluiten {vti}  :: to close
sluiten {vt}  :: to make, to affirm (a pact, friendship etc.)
sluiter {m}  :: One who closes, notably any person who closes up, locks or guards something/somewhere; especially:
sluiter {m}  :: a jailer
sluiter {m}  :: a doorkeeper
sluiter {m}  :: a gatekeeper
sluiter {m}  :: a cellar keeper
sluiter {m}  :: The camera part shutter
sluiter {m}  :: A brake shoe
sluiting {f}  :: closure
sluiting {f}  :: lock
sluitrede {f}  :: A syllogism (inference from premises)
sluizen {v}  :: to sluice, to manipulate a sluice gate so as to either restrict or allow waterflow
slukes {interj} [Belgium]  :: goodbye
slungel {m}  :: a tall thin and somewhat clumsy person
slungelachtig {adj}  :: clumsy
slurf {mf}  :: trunk (extended nasal organ of certain animals, like the elephant)
slurf {mf} [colloquial]  :: penis, dick
slurf {mf} [aviation]  :: jet bridge
slurf {mf}  :: obsolete form of slurp
slurp {mf}  :: a gulp that involves slurping noises
slurp {mf}  :: a slurping noise, especially when drinking or eating
slurp {mf} [archaic, dialectal]  :: alternative form of slurf
slurpen {v}  :: to slurp
slurven {v}  :: alternative form of slurpen
sluw {adj}  :: sly, cunning
sluwheid {f}  :: cunning
sm {n}  :: sadomasochism
sma {c} [Netherlands, slang]  :: woman, girl
sma {c} [Netherlands, slang]  :: darling, babe
smaad {m}  :: vilification, slandering
smaak {m}  :: taste, sense of taste
smaak {m}  :: taste, decorum
smaakvol {adj}  :: tasteful
smachten {v}  :: (usually with naar) to yearn, pine, hope
smadelijk {adj}  :: slanderous, dishonourable
smaden {v} [formal]  :: to vilify, defame
smak {c}  :: crash, blow, smack
smakelijk {adj}  :: tasty, delicious
smakelijk {interj} [colloquial]  :: enjoy your meal, bon appétit
smakelijk eten {interj}  :: enjoy your meal, bon appétit
smakeloos {adj}  :: tasteless (said of food and drink)
smakeloos {adj} [figuratively]  :: obscene, vulgar, tasteless
smaken {vi}  :: to taste
smaken {vi}  :: to taste good, to be likable in taste
smakken {v}  :: to smack, to crash hard
smakken {v}  :: to make noise while eating
smal {adj}  :: narrow
smalband {m} [telecommunications]  :: narrowband, a narrow band of frequencies
smaldeel {n} [nautical]  :: squadron or naval division (group of ships, belonging to a fleet or flotilla)
smaldeel {n}  :: subdivision of an organisation or body
smalend {adj}  :: scornful
smalend {adv}  :: scornfully, pejoratively
smalspoor {n}  :: narrow gauge railway
smalspoortrein {m}  :: narrow gauge train
smaragd {m}  :: emerald
smaragden {adj}  :: emerald
smart {f} {m}  :: pain, sorrow, grief
smartegeld {n}  :: Financial compensation for immaterial damages
smartelijk {adj}  :: painful, grievous, hurtful, causing pain
smartelijk {adj}  :: doleful, sorrowful, experiencing hurt or grief
smartelijk {adj}  :: intensely longing
smartengeld {n}  :: equitable remedy
smeden {v}  :: to forge, hammer into shape
smeden {v} [figuratively]  :: to make (a plan), plot
smederij {f}  :: smithy, smithery (location)
smeedblok {n}  :: anvil
smeedijzer {n}  :: wrought iron
smeekbede {c}  :: entreaty, supplication
smeer {m} {n}  :: smear, a fat substance
smeer {m} {n} [Brabant]  :: (only masculine) blow, whack
smeergeld {n}  :: graft, bribe
smeerlap {m} [pejorative, generic insult]  :: asshole, bastard
smeerlap {m} [pejorative]  :: dirtbag, pervert
smeerlap {m} [pejorative]  :: a gross person
smeerolie {f}  :: motor oil
smeerpoets {mf}  :: dirty person, dirty fellow
smeir {m} [Brabantian]  :: alternative form of smeer
smeken {v}  :: to beg, implore, urge
smelt {m}  :: melt
smelten {vi}  :: to melt
smelten {vt}  :: to melt
smeltkunst {f} [obsolete]  :: metallurgy [often called “alchemy” in references]
smeltpunt {n}  :: melting point
smeltwater {n}  :: meltwater
smeren {vt}  :: to smear, to rub a substance
smeren {vt} [by extension, of bread-like foods]  :: to make, to butter
smeren {vt}  :: to grease, oil etc. (to make run more smoothly)
smeren {vt}  :: to corrupt, pay off
smerig {adj}  :: dirty, filthy, grubby
smeris {m} [pejorative]  :: cop, police officer
smet {c}  :: a stain, a blemish
smet {c} [figuratively]  :: an imperfection, a stain on something otherwise clean and pure
smetten {vt}  :: to dirty, to foul
smetten {vt}  :: to defile
smetten {vt} [obsolete]  :: to infect
smetvrees {f}  :: mysophobia, germophobia
smeuïg {adj}  :: smoothable, bendable
smeuïg {adj} [cooking]  :: spreadable
smeuïg {adj}  :: racy, exciting, titillating
smeuïg {adj} [language]  :: expressive use of language, in order to sound funny or interesting
smeulen {v}  :: to smoulder
smid {m}  :: smith
smidse {f}  :: forge, smithy (workshop of a smith)
smiecht {m} [pejorative, dated]  :: a rat, sneak, bastard
smijdig {adj}  :: supple, flexible
smijdig {adj}  :: malleable, pliable
smijten {v}  :: to fling or hurl, to throw forcefully
smikkel {m} [colloquial]  :: face, mouth
smikkelen {v}  :: to feast (on), to eat (delectable food)
smoel {m} [colloquial]  :: mouth
smoel {m} [colloquial]  :: look, appearance
smoes {m}  :: excuse
smoezelig {adj}  :: untidy, grimy, unkempt
smoezen {v}  :: to talk softly, to murmur, to whisper
smog {m}  :: smog
smoken {v} [slang]  :: to smoke, especially weed or hash
smokkel {m}  :: smuggling
smokkelaar {m}  :: smuggler
smokkelen {v}  :: to smuggle
smokkelnest {n}  :: smugglers' nest
smoren {vt}  :: to smother, to suffocate, to deprive of oxygen
smoren {vt}  :: to muffle, to repress, to cause to diminish or die out
smoren {vi}  :: to be braised
smoren {vt}  :: to braise
smoren {v} [dialectal, Belgium]  :: to smoke weed
smoske {noun}  :: club sandwich prepared with any kind of sauce
smossen {v} [Brabantian]  :: spill, make a mess
smout {n}  :: melted and solidified animal fat
smout {n}  :: any type of melted and solidified fat
smout {n} [rare]  :: any type of oil
smout {n}  :: type of melted and solidified lard, often sweetened with sugar or another additive, used as bread spread
smoutebol {m}  :: an oliebol-like treat, made of animal fat
smoutebol {m}  :: an oliebol
smoutenbol {m}  :: common misspelling of smoutebol
sms {m}  :: SMS, a service for sending text messages on a cellular telephone system
sms {m}  :: a text message, an SMS message
sms'en {vt}  :: to send a/as text message (to ...)
smuilen {v} [archaic]  :: to smile
smullen {v}  :: (~ van) to eat quickly, to feast on
smulpaap {m}  :: glutton, gourmand
smurfendebat {n} [Netherlands, politics, neologism]  :: debate between the leaders of small political parties
smurrie {m}  :: sludge, gunk, mud
snaaien {vti} [colloquial]  :: to snack
snaaien {vti} [colloquial]  :: to snag, to knick
snaak {m}  :: joker, prankster
snaak {m}  :: (jokingly) boy, young man
snaar {f} {m} [music]  :: string
snaar {f} {m} [physics]  :: string
snaarinstrument {n} [music]  :: string instrument
snaartheoreticus {m}  :: string theorist
snaartheorie {f} [physics]  :: string theory
snack {m}  :: snack
snackbar {m}  :: snack bar
snacken {v}  :: to snack
snackmuur {f} [Netherlands]  :: snack dispenser built into a wall
snakken {v}  :: to open the mouth greedily
snakken {v}  :: to strongly desire, to crave [+ naar (object) = for]
snaphaan {m} [historical]  :: silver coin from Guelders
snaphaan {m} [historical]  :: early type of flintlock
snaphaan {m} [obsolete]  :: any type of flintlock
snaphaan {m} [obsolete]  :: gun, rifle
snappen {v}  :: to get, to understand
snappen {v}  :: to catch in the act
snavel {m}  :: beak
snavel {m} [derogatory]  :: mouth
sneaker {m}  :: sneaker
snebbe {f}  :: beak
snebbe {f} [nautical]  :: sharp prow; [also] rostrum
snede {f} {m}  :: cut, section
snee {mf}  :: cut (an opening resulting from cutting)
snee {mf}  :: slice (a piece cut off from a whole)
sneedhamer {m}  :: swage
sneer {m}  :: snide remark
sneeuw {f}  :: snow (frozen precipitation)
sneeuw {f}  :: snow, static, noise (on a display screen)
sneeuw {f} [slang]  :: cocaine
sneeuwachtig {adj}  :: snowlike, resembling snow
sneeuwanker {n} [mountaineering]  :: ice anchor
sneeuwbal {m}  :: snowball, ball of snow
sneeuwballen {v}  :: to throw snowballs
sneeuwballengevecht {n}  :: snowball fight
sneeuwband {m}  :: snow tire (soft-rubber winter tire)
sneeuwbank {f}  :: snowdrift
sneeuwbeer {m} [uncommon, archaic]  :: polar bear
sneeuwbes {f}  :: snowberry
sneeuwblind {adj}  :: snowblind, blindness caused by overexposure to UV light because of reflection by snow
sneeuwblindheid {f}  :: snow blindness
sneeuwbol {m}  :: snow globe
sneeuwbril {m}  :: A pair of snow goggles
sneeuwbui {f}  :: bout of snow, (period of) snowfall, (mild) snowstorm (meteorological phenomenon of continuous snowfall over a certain period)
sneeuwdek {n}  :: snow cover
sneeuwdrift {f}  :: snowdrift
sneeuwduin {f}  :: snowdrift
sneeuwen {v}  :: to snow
sneeuwen {adj}  :: snowy, consisting of snow
sneeuwen {adj}  :: snow white, being the colour of snow
sneeuwengel {m}  :: snow angel
sneeuwerig {adj}  :: snowy
sneeuwfrees {m}  :: rotary snow plough, rotary snow plow
sneeuwgans {f}  :: snow goose, Chen caerulescens (individually or as a species)
sneeuwgeit {f}  :: mountain goat, Oreamnos americanus (either an individual or the entire species)
sneeuwgrens {f}  :: snow line
sneeuwhaas {m}  :: snow hare, mountain hare, Lepus timidus
sneeuwhoen {n}  :: Any grouses of the genus Lagopus
sneeuwhoos {f}  :: snow tornado
sneeuwhut {m}  :: igloo
sneeuwig {adj} [now, uncommon]  :: snowy
sneeuwkanon {n}  :: snowgun, snow cannon
sneeuwketting {f}  :: tyre chain, tire chain, snow chain
sneeuwkleed {n}  :: snow cover
sneeuwklokje {n}  :: snowdrop
sneeuwkristal {n}  :: snow crystal
sneeuwkroon {f}  :: a snow cover on a mountain
sneeuwlandschap {n}  :: snowscape, snowy landscape
sneeuwlawine {f}  :: avalanche, snowslide
sneeuwleeuw {m}  :: snow lion (Tibetan religious and cultural icon)
sneeuwloos {adj}  :: snowless, without snow
sneeuwluipaard {m}  :: snow leopard, snow panther, Uncia uncia
sneeuwman {m}  :: snowman, figure made of snow
sneeuwmug {f}  :: a certain species of snow fly, Chionea belgica
sneeuwmug {f}  :: any snow fly, any insect of the genus Chionea
sneeuwmuis {f}  :: snow vole, Chionomys nivalis
sneeuwpanter {m}  :: snow panther, snow leopard, Uncia uncia
sneeuwploeg {mf}  :: snow plough, snow plow
sneeuwpop {f} {m}  :: snowman (figure made of snow)
sneeuwpudding {m}  :: a white pudding made of semolina or cornflour, milk, vanilla and sugar
sneeuwschoen {m}  :: snowshoe
sneeuwscooter {m}  :: snowmobile
sneeuwstorm {m}  :: snowstorm
sneeuwuil {m}  :: snowy owl, Bubo scandiacus
sneeuwval {m}  :: snowfall
sneeuwvlo {f}  :: snow flea, Boreus hyemalis
sneeuwvlok {f}  :: snowflake
sneeuwvrouw {f}  :: female snowman, female figure made of snow
sneeuwwit {adj}  :: snow-white (colour)
sneeuwwit {n}  :: snow (colour)
Sneeuwwitje {prop} {n}  :: Snow White
sneeuwwoestijn {f}  :: snow desert (snow-covered area with little precipitation)
snek {c}  :: drakkar, Viking longship
snel {adj}  :: fast, quick, rapid
snelheid {f}  :: speed
snelheidsmeter {m}  :: speedometer
snelkookpan {f}  :: pressure cooker
snelkookrijst {f} {m}  :: precooked or pre-steamed rice
snelkoppeling {f} [computing]  :: shortcut
snellen {v}  :: to rush
snelschrift {n}  :: shorthand, stenography
snelschrift {n} [uncommon]  :: pamphlet
snelspanner {m} [cycling]  :: quick release lever
sneltoets {c}  :: hotkey, keyboard shortcut
sneltrein {m}  :: express train
snelweg {m}  :: freeway
snert {m}  :: pea soup
snert- {prefix}  :: stupid, damned, shit
snertnimf {f} [Netherlands, historical, nautical]  :: A woman who begged for leftovers from ships
sneu {adj}  :: pitiful, pathetic, sad
sneu {adj}  :: disappointed
sneu {adv}  :: pitiful, pathetic, sad
sneu {adv}  :: disappointed
sneu {f} [fishing]  :: any of the branch lines with baited hooks off a longline ("beug"); snood, gangion
sneuvelen {v}  :: to die in battle
sneuvelen {v} [figuratively]  :: to perish, disappear
sneven {v}  :: to die in battle
sneven {v} [figurative]  :: to cease to exist
sniezen {v} [rare]  :: alternative form of niezen
snijbiet {c}  :: chard (Beta vulgaris var. cicla)
snijden {vi}  :: to cut
snijden {vt}  :: to cut off (in traffic)
snijplank {f}  :: chopping board, cutting board
snijpunt {n} [geometry]  :: point of simple crossing between two curves - i.e. point of intersection but not of tangency
snikheet {adj}  :: smoldering hot
snikkel {m} [slang, vulgar]  :: penis
snikken {v}  :: to sob
snipper {c}  :: a shred, a snippet
snob {m}  :: snob
snoeien {v}  :: to prune
snoek {m}  :: pike (any fish of the genus Esox)
snoekbaars {m}  :: zander (fish)
snoep {n} [uncountable]  :: sweets, candy
snoepen {v}  :: to eat sweets or other tasty foods
snoepen {v}  :: to snack, to eat between meals
snoepgoed {n}  :: candy (in general), confectionery
snoepje {n}  :: a sweet, a piece of candy
snoepje {n} [slang]  :: a pill of XTC or, more broadly, any drug in pill form
snoer {n}  :: a cord, cable
snoer {n}  :: a necklace (especially one formed by stringing a number of objects, such as beads, together)
snoeren {v}  :: to lace, string
snoeren {vt} [figuratively]  :: to shut up
snoeshaan {m}  :: unusual or weird person
snoezelen {v}  :: to practice snoezelen
snoezig {adj}  :: adorable, dinky, lovely
snoge {f} [Judaism]  :: a (usually Sephardic) synagogue
snol {f} [pejorative]  :: whore
snollen {noun} [Brabantian]  :: search through something, often surreptitiously
snood {adj}  :: villanous and criminal
snooker {m}  :: snooker
snor {f}  :: moustache
snor {m}  :: Savi's warbler
snorfiets {f}  :: moped, limited to 25 km/h speed
snorkel {m}  :: snorkel (swimming gear, breathing tube)
snorkel {m}  :: submarine snorkel, snort
snorkelen {vi}  :: To snorkel, to dive using a snorkel
snorren {v}  :: to produce certain buzy sounds, notably to hum, roar, purr, whirr
snorren {v}  :: to snoop
snorren {v}  :: to catch (in the act)
snorren {v}  :: to ply for hire, notably in cab-fare
snossel {f} [Brabantian]  :: snacks, candy
snossel {f} [Brabantian]  :: left-overs, small parts or items
snosselen {v} [Brabantian]  :: snack; eat candy
snot {n}  :: snot, nasal mucus
snotaap {m}  :: snot, contemptible brat
snotneus {m}  :: snotty nose, often symptomatic of a cold
snotneus {m} [metonymy, pejorative]  :: brat, whippersnapper, rather helpless/irresponsible youngster
snotneus {m}  :: a specific kind of oil lamp
snottebel {f} [mainly childish]  :: snot, especially that is visible on someone's nose
snotvalling {f}  :: cold with prominent runny nose
snouwen {v} [archaic, dialectal]  :: alternative form of snuwen
snuf {f}  :: smell, odor
snuf {f}  :: snuff, sniffle
snuffelen {v}  :: to snuffle
snuffelen {v} [by extension]  :: to search for something haphazardly
snuffelvliegtuig {n}  :: sniffer plane
snuffen {v}  :: to snuff
snufferd {m}  :: nose
snufje {n}  :: diminutive of snuf: little smell
snufje {n}  :: diminutive of snuf: little snuff
snufje {n}  :: a small amount of tobacco, esp. one that can be snuffed in one instance
snufje {n}  :: (by extension) a tiny amount, a teeny bit, a pinch
snufje {n}  :: a novelty, something new
snugger {adj}  :: smart
snuifdoos {f} [archaic]  :: snuffbox
snuiftabak {m}  :: snuff (tobacco)
snuiftabakje {n}  :: a portion of snuff
snuit {m}  :: A snout, muzzle
snuit {m}  :: (by analogy, mainly human) A face, facial expression
snuiten {v}  :: to blow (wipe) one's nose
snuiten {v}  :: to trim a candle's wick
snuiten {v} [archaic]  :: to swindle, cheat out of money
snuiter {m}  :: snuffer
snuiter {m}  :: type of scissors used for extinguishing candles
snuiter {m}  :: conical extinguisher
snuiter {m} [by extension]  :: (curious) fellow, chap, [often] a strange chap
snuiven {v}  :: to sniff
snuiver {m}  :: One who sniffs (smells, fragrances) or insufflates (tobacco, cocaine, etc.)
snuiver {m}  :: An exhaust or ventilation duct
snuiver {m} [obsolete]  :: A small chimney
snuiver {m} [nautical]  :: A submarine snorkel, a snort [UK]
snuiver {m} [historical]  :: A small room or small outbuilding for cooking, separate from the kitchen
snuiverbedrijf {n}  :: The act of sailing using a submarine snorkel
snuiveren {vi} [nautical, of submarines]  :: to sail at periscope depth by means of a snorkel
snuivermast {m} [nautical]  :: Retractable mast containing and encasing a submarine snort [UK] or snorkel [US]
snuivervaart {f}  :: The act of sailing using a submarine snorkel
snurken {vi}  :: to snore
snutten {vt} [Brabantian]  :: to blow (one's nose)
snuwen {v} [archaic, dialectal]  :: to snow
soa {f}  :: acronym of seksueel overdraagbare aandoening [STD, sexually transmitted disease]
soap {f}  :: soap opera, soap
sober {adj}  :: simple, plain, austere
sociaal {adj}  :: social
sociaaldemocraat {m}  :: social democrat
sociaaldemocratie {f} [uncountable]  :: social democracy (centre-left ideology)
sociaaldemocratie {f} [countable]  :: social democracy (society with a social democratic welfare state)
sociaaldemocratisch {adj} [politics]  :: social democratic
socialisme {n}  :: socialism
socialist {m}  :: socialist
socialistisch {adj}  :: socialist
sociolect {n}  :: sociolect
sociolinguïstisch {adj}  :: sociolinguistic
sociologe {f}  :: female sociologist
sociologie {f}  :: sociology
socioloog {m}  :: sociologist
sociëteit {f}  :: society (a group of people who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest)
Socrates {prop} {m}  :: Socrates
soebatten {v}  :: to beg persistently
soebatten {v}  :: to grovel, to beg sycophantically
Soedan {prop} {n}  :: Sudan
Soedanees {m}  :: a Sudanese person, an inhabitant of Sudan
Soedanees {adj}  :: Sudanese
soefi {m} [Islam]  :: Sufi
soep {f} {m}  :: soup
soepel {adj}  :: supple, flexible
soepel {adj} [figuratively]  :: pliable, flexible (e.g. personality)
soepelheid {f}  :: flexibility, suppleness
soeplepel {m}  :: soupspoon
soepvlees {noun}  :: piece of meat that gets boiled with a soup dish to add flavor to the latter - this meat generally gets eaten cold afterwards; boneless beef shank
soera {f}  :: surah, chapter of the Qur'an
soes {c}  :: choux pastry
soesje {noun}  :: diminutive of soes
soeverein {adj}  :: sovereign
soevereiniteit {f}  :: sovereignty
soezen {v}  :: to doze, to drowse, to nap
sof {m} [slang]  :: bummer, disappointment
sof {m} [slang, uncommon]  :: a nobody, a failure of a person
software {m}  :: software (encoded computer instructions)
soja {f}  :: soy
sojaboon {c}  :: soybean
sojaolie {f}  :: soybean oil
sojasaus {f}  :: soy sauce
sojascheut {m} [Belgium]  :: mung bean sprout
sok {f} {m}  :: sock
sokpop {f} {m}  :: sock puppet
sol {f} [music, Belgium]  :: sol, the fifth step in the solfège scale of C, preceded by fa and followed by la
soldaat {m}  :: soldier, private
soldaat maken {vt} [idiom]  :: to (fully) consume a serving of food or drinks
soldatenkist {f}  :: combat boot, army boot
solden {p} [Belgium]  :: sale (a period of reduced prices)
solderen {vt}  :: to solder
solderen {vt} [Belgium]  :: to reduce in price
soldij {f}  :: remuneration paid to a soldier
solidair {adj}  :: solidary
solipsisme {n}  :: solipsism
sollen {v}  :: to throw back and forth (of a ball)
sollen {v}  :: to play, to mess
sollicitatie {f}  :: job application
som {f}  :: sum
Somalië {prop} {n}  :: Somalia
Somaliër {m}  :: a Somali (someone from Somalia)
Somalisch {prop} {n}  :: Somali
Somalische {f}  :: female Somali
somatotrofine {n} [hormone]  :: somatotropin
somber {adj}  :: somber (US), sombre (Commonwealth)
somberen {v}  :: to be a pessimist, to express a somber opinion
sommeren {v}  :: to sum up, to add up
sommeren {v}  :: to demand, to dun (a payment)
sommige {determiner}  :: some
sommigen {determiner}  :: some people
soms {adv}  :: sometimes
soms {adv} [in questions]  :: maybe, perhaps
somtijds {adv} [Southern Dutch]  :: sometimes
somwijlen {adv} [Southern Dutch]  :: sometimes
sonde {mf}  :: probe
sonde {mf}  :: feeding tube [medical equipment]
song {m}  :: song
songfestival {n}  :: song contest
songtekst {m}  :: lyrics
songwriter {m}  :: songwriter
sonnet {n} [poetry]  :: sonnet
sonnettenbakker {m} [pejorative]  :: sonnet poet [sonnets were deprecated by art elites during most of the 20th century]
Sont {prop} {m}  :: the Sound (strait that separates Zealand from Scania)
soof {m} [Bargoens, archaic]  :: alternative form of zoof
-soom {suffix}  :: -some (3)
soort {n}  :: sort, kind
soort {f} [biology, taxonomy]  :: genus, species
soorteigen {adj}  :: specific to or typical for a given species; natural
soortgelijk {adj}  :: similar
soortnaam {m}  :: common noun
soos {f} [colloquial]  :: shortened form of sociëteit
sop {n}  :: water with soap, usually for washing
sop {n}  :: the sea in terms of somebody who will sail on it
soporatief {adj}  :: soporific
soporatief {adj} [figuratively]  :: boring, dry
soporatief {n}  :: a soporific
soporeus {adj}  :: soporific
sopraan {f} [music]  :: The soprano, the highest of the four traditional voice registers, even above alto
sopraan {f}  :: A soprano or treble, singer or instrument with such natural register
Sorbisch {adj}  :: Sorbian, belonging or relating to the Sorbian people
Sorbisch {adj}  :: Sorbian, in or relating to the Sorbian language
Sorbisch {prop} {n}  :: The Sorbian (West Slavic) language
sores {c}  :: tsuris: misery, worry
sorry {interj}  :: sorry (expressing regret)
sorry {interj}  :: sorry, pardon, excuse me
sorrycultuur {f} [chiefly politics]  :: a culture of apologising for errors without these errors resulting in any substantial negative sanctions
sorteren {v}  :: to sort
sortering {f}  :: sorting, categorizing, ordering
sortering {f}  :: collection, assortment
sos {c} [slang]  :: cocaine
SOSCASTOA {acronym} [trigonometry]  :: SOHCAHTOA; sinus is overstaande gedeeld door schuine, cosinus is aanliggende gedeeld door schuine, tangens is overstaande gedeeld door aanliggende
soulmate {m}  :: soulmate
soutane {f} [Southern Dutch, Roman Catholicism]  :: cassock
souteneur {m}  :: pimp, souteneur
souterrain {n}  :: basement, cellar
souvenir {n}  :: souvenir
Sovjet-Unie {prop} {f}  :: Soviet Union
sovnarchoz {m} [historical]  :: sovnarkhoz
sowieso {adv}  :: anyhow, in any case, anyway
SP {prop} {f}  :: initialism of Socialistische Partij; the Socialist Party, a left-wing democratic socialist party in the Netherlands
spa {m}  :: spade
spa {m}  :: mineral water
spa {adj} [obsolete]  :: late
sp.a {prop} {f} [Belgium, politics]  :: Abbreviation of Socialistische Partij Anders ("Socialist Party Differently"), a socialist political party of Flanders
Spa {prop}  :: Spa: A town located in the Belgian province of Liège, famous for its springs
spaak {f}  :: A spoke, part between the center and outer rim of a wheel etc
spaak {f}  :: A boom or handle
spaakbeen {n}  :: A radius, either of two major bones in upper - and lower arm
spaakbeenslagader {f}  :: radial artery
spaanderplaat {f}  :: particleboard, chipboard
Spaans {adj}  :: Spanish
Spaans {adj}  :: strategy for opening a chess game (the Ruy Lopez)
Spaans {prop} {n}  :: Spanish (language)
Spaanse {f}  :: female Spanish person
Spaanse kraag {m}  :: paraphimosis
spaarbankboekje {noun}  :: a savings book (only used in the diminutive form)
spaarboekje {noun}  :: a savings book (only used in the diminutive form)
spaarder {m} [literally]  :: A saver, who makes/own savings
spaarder {m} [finance]  :: The holder of a savings account
spaargeld {n}  :: One's savings
spaarlamp {c}  :: compact fluorescent lamp
spaarpot {m}  :: piggy bank
spaarpot {m} [figuatively]  :: an amount of money to keep close at hand for emergencies [usually in the diminutive]
spaarrekening {f}  :: savings account
spaarvarken {n}  :: piggy bank, pig-shaped container to save change in
spaarzaam {adv}  :: sparingly
spaarzegel {m}  :: A saving-stamp, carrying a percentage of a savings coupon
spaarzegel {m}  :: A stamp used as proof that an installment was deposited in a financial scheme to save up
spaat {n} {f}  :: spar
spa blauw {m}  :: still mineral water (not sparkling)
spade {m}  :: spade
spaghettivreter {m} [pejorative, ethnic slur]  :: dago, wop, greaseball (person of Italian descent)
spaghettiwestern {m}  :: A western made by Italians
spa groen {m}  :: fizzy lemonade
spahi {m}  :: A spahi
spalk {m}  :: splint (supportive and immobilising device)
spammen {v} [computing]  :: to spam
spanbroek {c}  :: a pair of tights
Spanjaard {m}  :: A Spaniard, person belonging to or descended from the (Romance) people of Spain
Spanje {prop} {n}  :: Spain
spanjoletsluiting {f}  :: espagnolette
spanjool {m} [pejorative]  :: Spaniard
spannen {v}  :: to strain, to put tension on
spannen {v}  :: to stretch
spannend {adj}  :: tensive
spannend {adj}  :: exciting
spanning {f}  :: tension
spanning {f}  :: voltage
spanningsbron {f} [electronics]  :: voltage source
spanningsmeter {m}  :: voltmeter, voltage meter
spar {m}  :: spruce
sparen {vt}  :: to spare
sparen {vt}  :: to save up
spa rood {m}  :: sparking mineral water
Spartaan {m}  :: a Spartan
Spartaan {m}  :: a strong, hardy person; a spartan
Spartaans {adj}  :: Spartan
Spartaans {adj}  :: spartan (austere and manly)
spartelen {v}  :: to flounce, to flounder (to flop around)
spartelen {v}  :: to squirm, writhe
spat {m}  :: spot, speckle, stain
spatie {f} [typography]  :: space
spatie {f}  :: spacebar
spatiebalk {?}  :: space bar
spatten {v}  :: to splatter, splash
spawater {n}  :: mineral water
specerij {f}  :: spice
specht {m}  :: woodpecker, bird of the family Picidae
speciaal {adj}  :: special
speciaal {adv}  :: specially, especially, particularly
speciaal onderwijs {noun}  :: special education
speciaalstudie {f}  :: specialised study, investigation of a specific subject
speciaal-studie {f}  :: obsolete spelling of speciaalstudie
specialiseren {vr}  :: to specialise oneself
specialiteit {f}  :: specialty
specialiteit van het huis {f}  :: [gastronomy] signature dish
specialiteit van het huis {f}  :: signature move, special skill
specie {f}  :: mortar (in sense of mixture of lime or cement, sand and water)
specificeren {v}  :: to specify
specifiek {adj}  :: specific
spectaculair {adj}  :: spectacular
spectro- {prefix}  :: spectro-
spectrograaf {m} [astronomy]  :: spectrograph
spectrografie {f}  :: spectrography
spectrometer {m}  :: spectrometer
spectroscoop {m}  :: spectroscope
spectroscopie {f}  :: spectroscopy
speculaas {n}  :: speculoos
speculant {m}  :: speculator
speculatie {f}  :: speculation
speculatiebouw {m} [Netherlands, historical]  :: speculative construction of slum housing
speech {m}  :: speech, oration (oral monologic address of some length)
speechen {v} [intranstive]  :: to hold a speech, to have an address
speeksel {n}  :: saliva, spit(tle)
speekselklier {f}  :: salivary gland
speelbaar {adj}  :: playable
speelbaar {adj}  :: performable
speelfilm {m}  :: a live-action film (as opposed to a tekenfilm)
speelgoed {n}  :: toys
speelhal {f} {m} [gaming]  :: arcade, amusement arcade
speelkaart {f}  :: a playing card
speels {adj}  :: casual, relaxed
speels {adj}  :: playful
speelschuld {f}  :: gambling debt
speelsheid {f}  :: playfulness, friskiness
speelstad {f} {m}  :: host city (for a championship)
speelstad {f} {m}  :: playground built as a small town
speelster {f}  :: a female player (of a game or musical instrument)
speelstuk {n}  :: man (piece in board games)
speeltje {noun}  :: a toy, a plaything
speeltuin {m}  :: children's playground
speelvogel {m}  :: a person of markedly playful nature
speelzucht {f}  :: eagerness or desire to gamble, often pathologically
speer {f}  :: spear
speer {f}  :: javelin
speerpunt {m}  :: spearhead (point of a spear)
speerpunt {m}  :: main point of discussion or policy
spek {n} {m}  :: bacon
spek {n} {m}  :: (derogatory slang) a Spaniard, especially during the Eighty Years' War
spek {n} {m} [confectionary]  :: (usually in the diminutive) marshmallow
spekbuik {m}  :: a belly with an excess of subcutaneous fat; a potbelly
spekglad {adj}  :: very slippery
spekken {v}  :: to lard
spekken {v}  :: to supply, provide
spekken {v}  :: to complete, fill in
speknek {m}  :: a fat, blubbery neck
speknek {m} [pejorative]  :: a person with a fat, blubbery neck
spektakel {n}  :: spectacle
spel {n}  :: game
spel {n}  :: playing (e.g. of a musical instrument)
spelcomputer {mf}  :: video game console
speld {f}  :: pin (fastening device)
speldje {noun}  :: pin (jewellery), brooch (jewellery)
speldje {noun}  :: diminitive of speld
spelen {vi}  :: to play
spelen {vt}  :: to play (a game)
spelen {vti}  :: to play (a musical instrument)
spelenderwijs {adv}  :: playfully, through play
speleoloog {m}  :: speleologist
speler {m}  :: a player, someone who plays a game
speler {m}  :: a player, someone who plays a musical instrument
speler {m}  :: a device to play music
spelfout {f} {m}  :: spelling mistake, misspelling
spelleider {m}  :: game host, game moderator, game master
spellen {v}  :: to spell
spelling {f}  :: spelling
spelonk {f} [literary]  :: grotto
spelonk {f} [Brabantian]  :: bad, dank, poorly-lit housing
spelt {n}  :: spelt (grain)
spenderen {vt}  :: to spend
sperma {n} [biology]  :: sperm, semen (fluid animal seed)
sperren {v}  :: to bar, inhibit
speruur {n}  :: curfew
speruur {n}  :: curfew hour
sperwer {m}  :: sparrow hawk
sperzieboon {f}  :: green bean, Phaseolus vulgaris
spetteren {v}  :: to splatter, splash (especially water)
speurder {m}  :: detective, (crime) investigator
speuren {vi}  :: to search thoroughly
speurtocht {f}  :: search, quest, hunt
spieden {vt} [rare]  :: to watch, to observe
spieden {vt} [rare]  :: to spy on
spiegel {m}  :: mirror
spiegel {m}  :: stern of a ship
spiegel {m}  :: level (amount of a substance)
spiegelbeeld {n}  :: mirror image
spiegelbeeld {n} [by extension]  :: opposite
spiegelei {n}  :: fried egg sunny side up
spiegelglad {adj}  :: very slippery
spiegeling {f} [geometry]  :: reflection
spiegelreflexcamera {f}  :: single-lens reflex camera
spieken {v}  :: to cheat, to crib [at a test or game]
spier {f}  :: muscle (contractile tissue)
spier {f} [archaic]  :: blade (of a plant)
spier {f} [archaic]  :: blade of grass
spier {f}  :: spar (pole)
spier {n}  :: [dated] the collective of muscles
spier {n} [obsolete]  :: poultry, white meat, the whitish meat of fowl
spierkracht {f} {m}  :: muscle power
spiernaakt {adj}  :: stark naked, completely naked (so the muscles show through the bare skin)
spierverlies {n}  :: sarcopenia
spierversterken {v}  :: to strengthen one's muscles
spierversterken {n}  :: muscle strengthening
spierversterking {f}  :: anything that strengthens the muscle; muscle strengthening
spierversterking {f}  :: an exercise that strengthens the muscle; strength training
spierwit {adj}  :: white as a sheet
spies {f}  :: spike, long spear, pike
spies {f}  :: skewer
spietsen {v}  :: to impale
spijbelen {v}  :: to play truant, cut class, skip class, (UK) bunk,
spijker {m}  :: nail (metal)
spijkerbom {f}  :: nail bomb
spijkerbroek {c}  :: jeans
spijkeren {vt}  :: to nail
spijkerschrift {n}  :: cuneiform
spijkerstof {n}  :: denim
spijl {f}  :: bar (on a fence)
spijs {f} {m}  :: foodstuff in general
spijs {f} {m}  :: almond paste
spijsolie {f}  :: vegetable oil
spijt {c}  :: regret
spijten {vt}  :: to cause regret to, to cause to be sorry
spijten {v} [impersonal]  :: to regret, to be sorry
spiksplinter {adj}  :: spick-and-span
spiksplinternieuw {adj}  :: brand new
spil {f}  :: an axis
spil {f}  :: a key figure
spillen {vt}  :: to waste, to spend vainly or profligately
spillen {vt} [dated]  :: to spend, to use
spillen {vt}  :: to spill
spilziek {adj}  :: wasteful, profligate
spilzucht {f}  :: profligacy
spin {f}  :: spider
spin {f} [physics]  :: particle spin
spinazie {m}  :: spinach (a particular edible plant, Spinacia oleracea)
spindel {m}  :: a rod used for spinning and winding natural fibres; a spindle
spindel {m}  :: a central pillar around which a staircase spirals; a newel
spindel {m}  :: an upright bar for holding CDs or DVDs by skewering
spindeltrap {m}  :: spiral staircase
spindoctor {m}  :: spin doctor
spinnekob {f}  :: spider
spinnekop {f}  :: spider
spinnen {v}  :: to spin: make yarn by twisting and winding fibres together
spinnen {v}  :: to purr
spinnen {v}  :: to tell stories, fib, lie
spinnendoder {m}  :: spider wasp, any member of the Pompilidae
spinnenweb {n}  :: spiderweb
spinner {m}  :: a spinner: someone who makes yarn from loose fibers
spinnewiel {n}  :: spinning wheel
spinnijdig {adj}  :: intensely angry, furious
spinster {f}  :: a female spinner
spion {m}  :: spy, person who secretly gathers information
spion {m}  :: a dog breed for the partridge hunt
spionage {f}  :: espionage, spying
spioneren {vi}  :: to perform espionage
spionne {f}  :: female spy, a woman who secretly gathers information
spiraal {c} [geometry]  :: spiral
spiraalstelsel {n} [astronomy]  :: spiral galaxy
spiraalvormig {adj}  :: spiral, spiral-shaped
spiritisme {prop} {n}  :: spiritism
spiritualiteit {f}  :: spirituality
spiritueel {adj}  :: spiritual
spiritus {m}  :: methylated spirit
spiritus {m} [orthography]  :: A kind of diacritic used on Ancient Greek vowels to indicate aspiration or lack thereof. See spiritus asper and spiritus lenis
spits {adj}  :: pointed
spits {f} {m}  :: rush hour: short for spitsuur
spits {f} {m}  :: a pointed tip such as a pinnacle or an apex
spits {f} {m} [architecture]  :: spire
spits {f} {m} [sports]  :: a striker (both the position and the player), often referring to the centre forward
Spitsbergen {prop}  :: Svalbard (the archipelago)
Spitsbergen {prop}  :: Spitsbergen (the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago)
spitsen {vt}  :: to focus
spitsmuis {f}  :: shrew
spitsroede {f}  :: switch, thin rod, used for punishment
spitsuur {n}  :: peak hour
spleet {f}  :: crack, cleft, split
spleet {f}  :: fissure, slit
spleet {f} [childish, especially, in the diminutive]  :: vagina
spleet {f} [vulgar]  :: anus
spleetoog {n} [derogatory]  :: slit-eye, slant-eye
spleetoog {n} [ethnic slur, derogatory]  :: A person of Chinese or Far Eastern descent; Chink, gook, slope
spleettrommel {f} {m}  :: slit drum
splijten {v}  :: To split
splijtzwam {f} {m} [figurative]  :: cause of controversy or division
splijtzwam {f} {m} [dated]  :: bacterium
splinternieuw {adj}  :: brand new
splitsen {v}  :: split (divide along a more or less straight line)
splitsing {f}  :: bifurcation, splitting
splitten {v}  :: to divide, to break up
spoed {m}  :: speed
spoed {m}  :: thread pitch
spoedgeval {f} {m}  :: an emergency
spoedig {adj}  :: speedy
spoedig {adv}  :: soon
spoel {f}  :: spool
spoel {f} [electronics]  :: inductor
spoelen {vt}  :: to rinse
spoelen {vt}  :: to flush
spoelen {vt} [of a tape]  :: to wind
spoelkeuken {f}  :: dishwashing kitchen
spog {n}  :: dated form of spuug
spoken {v}  :: to haunt
spoliëren {vt} [formal]  :: to plunder, to spoliate, to despoil
spons {f}  :: sponge
sponsor {mf}  :: sponsor
sponsoren {v}  :: to sponsor
spontaan {adj}  :: spontaneous
spontaan {adv}  :: spontaneously
spook {n}  :: phantom, ghost
spook {n}  :: horror, terror
spook {n}  :: an annoying and intolerable woman
spookachtig {adj}  :: eerie, spooky, ghastly
spookdorp {n}  :: ghost village (desolate village)
spookhuis {n}  :: haunted house
spookrijder {m}  :: person who drives on the wrong side of the road, into oncoming traffic
spookschip {n}  :: ghost ship
spookstad {f}  :: ghost town
spooktrein {m}  :: ghost train
spookverhaal {n}  :: ghost story
spookwoord {n}  :: ghost word (non-existent word in dictionaries or other reference works)
spoor {n}  :: track
spoor {n}  :: railway track
spoor {n}  :: trace
spoor {n}  :: spoor
spoor {n}  :: lead, trail, clue
spoor {f}  :: spur
spoor {f}  :: spore
spoorloos {adj}  :: trackless, without a trace
spoorweg {m}  :: railway
spoorwegovergang {m} [rail transport]  :: level crossing
sporadisch {adj}  :: sporadic (rare and scattered in occurrence)
sporangium {n} [botany]  :: sporangium
sporen {vt}  :: to spur
sporen {vi}  :: to agree, to align
sporen {vi}  :: to be sane
sporen {vi}  :: to travel by rail
sporendoos {f} [botany]  :: sporangium
sport {f}  :: sport
sport {f}  :: step on a ladder
sporten {v}  :: to play a sport
sporter {m}  :: one who plays a sport (habitually)
sportprent {f} [historical, art]  :: an English picture depicting a 'sports' event, often a fox hunt or a horse race
sportschoen {m}  :: athletic shoe, sneaker, runner
sportskiër {m}  :: sport skier
sportvereniging {f}  :: sports club
sportwinkel {m}  :: sports shop
spot {m}  :: mockery
spot {m}  :: spot; a spotlight
spot {m}  :: spot; a brief segment on television
spotprent {f}  :: caricature, cartoon (image mocking someone or something)
spotschrift {n}  :: satirical text, written satire
spotten {vi}  :: to mock, deride
spotten {vt}  :: to spot (vehicles, such as trains or airplanes)
spouwen {v}  :: to spit
spouwen {v}  :: to vomit
spouwer {m}  :: spitter, spouter
spouwer {m}  :: puker, vomiter
spraak {f}  :: speech
spraak {f} [archaic]  :: language
spraakgebrek {n}  :: speech disorder
spraakkunst {f}  :: grammar (rules for speaking and writing a language)
spraakleer {f}  :: grammar (structure of language rules)
spraakleer {f} [countable]  :: grammar (grammar book)
spraakverwarring {f}  :: terminological mix-up
spraakzaam {adj}  :: talkative (tending to talk or speak freely or often)
sprakeloos {adj}  :: speechless
sprake van zijn {phrase} [idiomatic]  :: it is said that, it may be so that; (negated) there is no way that, it must not be so that
sprake van zijn {phrase} [idiomatic]  :: it is a case of ..., there is ... involved
spreekbeurt {f} [education]  :: presentation, lecture (synonym of presentatie)
spreekbuis {f} [obsolete, literally]  :: voicepipe, speaking tube
spreekbuis {f} [figuratively]  :: interpreter, spokesperson
spreekgestoelte {n}  :: a podium
spreekkamer {f}  :: consulting room, consultation room
spreektaal {f}  :: vernacular (everyday/colloquial speech)
spreekt hier iemand Engels {phrase}  :: does anyone here speak English?
spreekt u Engels {phrase} [formal]  :: do you speak English?
spreekuur {n}  :: consulting hour
spreekwijze {f}  :: expression (colloquialism or idiom)
spreekwoord {n}  :: saying, proverb
spreekwoordelijk {adj}  :: proverbial
spreekwoordenboek {n}  :: dictionary of proverbs
spreeuw {mf}  :: starling
sprei {f}  :: bedcover, bedspread
spreiden {v}  :: to spread
spreiding {f}  :: dispersal
spreken {vti}  :: to speak
sprekend {adv}  :: strongly resembling, as the spitting image, as a dead ringer
spreker {m}  :: One who speaks; speaker
spreker {m}  :: Orator; lecturer
spreuk {f}  :: saying, proverb
spreuk {f}  :: sentence
spreuk {f}  :: conjuration, incantation
spreuk {f}  :: spell
spriet {m} [botany]  :: long, narrow shoot from a plant; blade (of grass or corn), sprig
spriet {m} [nautical]  :: sprit
spriet {m}  :: antenna
springbok {m}  :: springbok
springen {vi}  :: to jump, to leap
springen {vi}  :: to explode, to shatter
springmes {n}  :: flick knife, switchblade
springpak {n}  :: jumpsuit
springplank {f} {m}  :: springboard
springplank {f} {m} [figuratively]  :: something that serves as a medium for someone to achieve a higher goal; a bootstrap
springschans {c}  :: a platform or ramp used for ski jumpers to gain height during their jumps
springstof {f} [countable, uncountable]  :: explosive, explosive material
sprinkhaan {m}  :: locust, grasshopper
sproeien {v}  :: to spray
sproeier {m}  :: sprinkler
sproet {c}  :: freckle
sprokkelen {vti}  :: To glean. To harvest what has been left
sprokkelen {vti}  :: To gather small stuff without paying for it
sprokkelen {vi}  :: To cheat (in competitions)
sprong {m}  :: jump, leap
sprookje {n}  :: fairy tale (A usually old, allegorical short story)
sprookje {n}  :: Very pleasant situation
sprookje {n}  :: fairy tale (story that is not true)
sprookspreker {m} [historical]  :: minstrel, itinerant medieval storyteller who recited tales and poetry
sprot {m}  :: sprat: small herringlike fish
spruit {f} [botany]  :: A sprout, shoot, a branch-like part of a plant which grows from the rest
spruit {f}  :: A child, seen as a parent's offspring, usually said of a minor
spruit {f} [construction]  :: A style or beam which rests on another
spruit {f}  :: A branch of a plumbing pipe, rope etc
spruit {f} [geography]  :: A small river, river branch, especially used in South African toponyms
spruiten {v}  :: to sprout
spruiten {v}  :: to spring/come out (of)
spugen {v}  :: to spit
spugen {v} [euphemistic]  :: to vomit
spuien {v}  :: to spew out, to discharge
spuigat {noun}  :: scupper
spuit {f}  :: spout
spuit {f}  :: needle, syringe
spuit {f}  :: injection
spuit {f} [euphemistic, usually diminutive]  :: euthanasia
spuitbus {f} {m}  :: spray can
spuit elf {f} [Netherlands]  :: a nobody who is late in commenting or catching up
spuitelf {f}  :: alternative spelling of spuit elf
spuit elf geeft ook modder {phrase} [Netherlands, derogatory]  :: Indicating that a nobody (an irrelevant person) has given a belated comment
spuiten {v}  :: to squirt; to spout
spuiten {v}  :: to inject
spuitgast {m}  :: A fireman, notably one manning a firehose
spuitserpentine {f}  :: silly string
spul {n}  :: stuff
spul {n}  :: junk
spuug {n}  :: spit, spawl
spuw {n}  :: alternative form of spuug
spuwen {v}  :: to spit
spuwer {m}  :: spitter, spouter
spuwster {f}  :: female spitter, spouter
Srebrenica {prop} {n}  :: Srebrenica
Sri Lanka {prop} {n}  :: Sri Lanka (an island and a country)
SS'er {m}  :: SS member
-st {suffix}  :: appended to the stem of a verb, this suffix yields a verbal noun; it is similar in function to the Dutch suffix -ing
-st {suffix}  :: appended to an adjective this suffix forms the superlative
staaf {m}  :: bar, rod (solid metal object)
staaf {m}  :: rod cell (in the retina)
staafkerk {f}  :: stave church
staafmixer {m}  :: an immersion blender
staakt-het-vuren {n}  :: ceasefire
staal {n}  :: steel
staal {n}  :: sample
staan {vi}  :: to stand, to be upright
staan {vi}  :: to be, to be placed or located
staan {v} [auxiliary, with te]  :: Forms a continuous aspect. Although it carries an implication of standing, this is vague and is not strictly required or emphasized
staan {vi}  :: to say, to indicate in a written form
staande ovatie {f}  :: standing ovation
staander {m}  :: support beam
staander {m}  :: standard, stand (vertical support of any kind)
staanderkerk {f} [rare]  :: stave church
staart {m}  :: tail
staartbeen {n}  :: tailbone
staartploeg {mf}  :: stilted plough, plow with (a) stilt(s)
staartploeg {mf}  :: team that trails in the rankings
staartster {f}  :: comet
staartstuk {n}  :: tailpiece (e.g. of a violin or an airplane)
Staart van de Slang {prop} {m} [constellation]  :: Serpens Cauda
staartvin {f}  :: tailfin
staartvin {f} [aviation]  :: tailfin (of an aircraft)
staartvinnig {adj}  :: having tailfins
staat {m}  :: state, condition
staat {m}  :: state (political entity)
staatkunde {f}  :: (the study of) politics
staatkunde {f}  :: policy
staatkundig {adj}  :: political
staatkundig {adv}  :: politically
staatsbestel {n}  :: constitutional structure, regime, polity
staatsburger {m}  :: citizen (of a country)
staatsgeheim {n}  :: state secret
staatsgreep {m}  :: coup d'état, stroke of state
staatshoofd {n}  :: head of state
staatsingrijpen {n}  :: state intervention, government intervention
staatsman {m}  :: statesman
staatsmijn {f}  :: state mine, mine operated by the state
staatssecretaris {m} [politics]  :: junior minister, deputy minister
staatsterreur {f}  :: state terror
staatsvijand {m}  :: enemy of the state
staatszender {m}  :: state television channel
stabiel {adj}  :: stable, (relatively) unchanging
stabiel {adj}  :: soundly balanced
stabiel {adj}  :: reliable
stabiliseren {v}  :: to stabilize
stabiliteit {f}  :: stability
stad {f}  :: city, town
stad {f}  :: the town/city centre
staden {v}  :: alternative form of steden
stadhouder {m}  :: stadtholder
stadhuis {n}  :: city hall
stadion {n} [sports]  :: stadium, arena
stadium {n}  :: A stadium
stadium {n}  :: A stage; a phase
stadje {noun}  :: diminutive of stad
stadjer {f} {m}  :: An inhabitant of the city of Groningen, the Netherlands
stadsbewoner {m}  :: inhabitant of a city
stadsbus {m}  :: city bus
stadscentrum {n}  :: city center
stadsdeel {n}  :: (general) part of a city
stadsdeel {n}  :: (specific) a city district unique to the Netherlands, similar to the deelgemeente in Belgium and quartier in France
stadskind {n}  :: city child: child that comes from the city
stadspoort {f} {m}  :: city gate
stadsrand {m}  :: The (often suburban) outskirts of a city
stadsrechten {p}  :: town privileges, city rights
stadsvernieuwing {f}  :: urban renewal
stadsverwarming {f} [in cities]  :: district heating
stadwaarts {adv}  :: towards the city
staf {c}  :: staff (stick)
stage {m}  :: probation, induction
stage {m}  :: apprenticeship
stage {m}  :: internship
stagiair {m}  :: trainee
stagiair {m}  :: intern
stagiaire {f}  :: trainee
stagiaire {f}  :: intern
stagnatie {f}  :: stagnation
stagneren {v}  :: to stagnate
staken {vi}  :: to strike, go on a strike
staken {vt}  :: to suspend
staker {m}  :: a striker, someone who goes on strike
staking {f}  :: strike (work stoppage)
stakker {m}  :: pitiable person
stal {m}  :: stable, a place to keep hoofed animals
stal {m}  :: stall, notably as a vending place on a market
stal {m} [rare]  :: marked period of time
stal {m} [rare]  :: thin pole
stal {m} [rare]  :: leg of a piece of furniture
stalen {adj}  :: steel, made of steel
stalen ros {n} [colloquial]  :: bicycle
stalinisme {n}  :: Stalinism
staljongen {m}  :: stable-boy, boy or junior employee working in a stable
stalken {v}  :: to stalk
stalknecht {m}  :: stablehand, hostler, employee working in a stable
stallen {v}  :: To put an animal in a stable (even an improvised one)
stallen {v}  :: To put a bicycle in a specially designed parking place
stallen {v}  :: To put aside, lodge, retire
stalling {f}  :: A place where gear can be stored, or where vehicles (especially bicycles) can be parked
stam {m}  :: trunk of a tree
stam {m} [linguistics]  :: stem
stam {m}  :: tribe, clan
stam {m} [biology, taxonomy]  :: phylum
stamboom {m}  :: A family tree, genealogical stemma
stamcel {f}  :: stem cell
stamgast {m}  :: patron, regular customer, especially to a pub
stamgenoot {m}  :: A fellow tribesman, member of the same tribe
stamhoofd {n}  :: A tribal chief or leader
stamkroeg {f}  :: a local bar
stamland {n}  :: land of origin
stammen {vi}  :: to descend
stammen {vi}  :: to derive
stammenbewustzijn {n}  :: tribal consciousness, tribal awareness (salience of tribal identity)
stamoudste {m}  :: A tribal elder, senior tribesman by age and/or rank, typically member of a tribal council which may counsel or even supervise the tribal chief(s)
stampen {v}  :: to stamp, to press
stampen {v}  :: to stomp with the feet
stampen {v} [nautical]  :: to pitch
stampij {f}  :: uproar, dissension, discord, concern
stampvoeten {v}  :: to stamp/stomp with the feet, often in rage or frustration
stamvorm {m} [biology]  :: progenitor, ancestor
stamvorm {m} [grammar]  :: stem
stand {m}  :: posture, position, bearing
stand {m}  :: rank, standing, station; class
stand {m}  :: score (of a game, match)
stand {m}  :: stand (small building or booth)
standaard {adj}  :: standard
standaard {adv}  :: by default
standaard {m}  :: standard, norm
standaard {m}  :: standard unit
standaard {m}  :: a banner, a standard
standaard {m}  :: a stand, support (e.g. to keep a bicycle standing upright)
standaardafwijking {f}  :: standard deviation
standaarddeviatie {f}  :: standard deviation
standaardtaal {f}  :: standard language
standbeeld {n}  :: statue
standenvergadering {f}  :: A representative assembly of social estates
standje {noun}  :: sexual position
standje {noun}  :: a scolding
standplaats {m}  :: stand (a designated spot where someone or something may stand or wait, e.g. for a bus)
standpunt {n}  :: standpoint; point of view
stang {m}  :: bar
stangen {vt} [colloquial]  :: to tease, to bait, to pester
stank {m}  :: stench
stank voor dank {noun}  :: ungratefulness
stap {m}  :: step
stapel {m}  :: pile
stapelbed {n}  :: bunkbed
stapelen {vt}  :: to pile, to stack
stapelen {vi} [particularly of secondary and tertiary education, Netherlands]  :: to complete multiple tracks/variants of education at the same educational level [i.e. at secondary or tertiary education]
stappen {v}  :: to march
stappen {v}  :: to step
stappen {v} [Netherlands]  :: to go out (for a drink)
stappen {v} [chiefly Belgium]  :: to walk
stapsgewijs {adv}  :: stepwise, step-by-step
stapsgewijs {adj}  :: stepwise, step-by-step
star {adj}  :: stiff, frozen
star {adj}  :: rigid
staren {vi}  :: to gaze, stare
start {m}  :: start
startbaan {f} {m}  :: runway
starten {v}  :: to start
starter {m}  :: starter, one who starts; in particular
starter {m}  :: first-time home buyer
starter {m}  :: start-up
startpijn {f}  :: joint pain that occurs after a period of rest or inactivity and wears off again after a period of activity, often associated with arthrosis and other joint maladies
startpunt {n}  :: starting point
stase {f}  :: stasis, inactive state, as of a bodily liquid arrested in its flow
stase {f} [Brabantian]  :: train station
statenbond {m}  :: an union or alliance of independent states or political organizations; a confederation
statief {n}  :: A tripod serving as an optic - or other device's three-legged stand or mount
statig {adj}  :: solemn, ceremonious, stern
station {n}  :: station
stationering {f}  :: stationing (the putting in place to perform military duty)
stationsgebouw {n}  :: station building
stationsroman {m}  :: A light novel without literary ambition, strictly for entertainment, usually romantic and/or adventurous, often chosen as a pastime by travelers
statisch {adj}  :: static, stationary, concerning a motionless state or object in equilibrium
statisch {adj}  :: concerning statics, statical
statisch {adj}  :: invariable, constant, immobile
status {m}  :: status (all senses)
status {m}  :: medical file
status quo {m}  :: status quo
statutair {adj}  :: statutory
stayeren {v} [sports]  :: ride behind pacemaker
stayeren {v}  :: ride or run a long distance
steak {m}  :: steak
stedelijk {adj}  :: urban, civic
stedeling {m}  :: city-dweller, citizen (person who lives in a city)
steden {vt} [obsolete]  :: to place
steden {vt} [obsolete]  :: to hold in place
stedewaarts {adv}  :: towards the city
stedewaarts {adj}  :: towards the city
steeds {adv}  :: always, continually, all the time, every time, each time
steeds {adv}  :: increasingly, more and more, ever (+ comparative)
steeds weer {adv}  :: over and over again, repeatedly
steeg {c}  :: alleyway; lane; bystreet
steek {m}  :: a prick (insect bite), a stab, a thrust
steek {m}  :: a knot
steek {m}  :: a stitch
steek houden {vi} [idiom]  :: to be valid, to be coherent
steekkaart {f}  :: file card
steekpenning {m}  :: A bribe, corrupt payment to buy an illegitimate favor (usually used in the plural form)
steekproef {f}  :: sample (statistics)
steel {m}  :: stem (of a plant)
steel {m}  :: handle (of a broom, a pan)
steelpan {f}  :: deep pan or pot with a handle
steelpan {m}  :: steelpan, steel drum
steelzucht {f}  :: kleptomania
steen {m}  :: stone (small rock)
steen {m} [uncountable]  :: stone (hard substance)
steenachtig {adj}  :: stony, stonelike
steenberg {m} [Netherlands]  :: spoil heap (mound made up of rubble from mining excavations)
steenbok {m}  :: An ibex, rock goat (wild mountain goat)
Steenbok {prop} {m} [zodiac constellations]  :: Capricornus
Steenbok {prop} {m} [astrology]  :: Capricorn
Steenbokskeerkring {prop} {m} [geography]  :: Tropic of Capricorn
steeneik {m}  :: holm oak
steenezel {m} [derogatory]  :: ass, stupid person, especially one who won't learn
steenezel {m} [obsolete, Suriname]  :: common donkey
steengoed {adj} [colloquial]  :: damn good, unsurpassably good
steengoed {n}  :: pottery
steengoed {n}  :: stoneware, particularly German stoneware that is baked at high temperatures and originated in the fourteenth century
steengroeve {f}  :: stone quarry
steengruis {n}  :: debris, small crushed rocks
steenkolenengels {n}  :: Dunglish
steenkool {c}  :: coal
steenmarter {m}  :: beech marten, Martes foina
steenmot {f} [Northern Dutch, mostly used in the east and north of the Netherlands]  :: woodlouse, isopod
steenolie {f} [rare]  :: petroleum, rock oil
steenpapier {n}  :: a type of paper manufactured from calcium carbonate mixed with a high density polyethylene bonding agent; stone paper
steenrijk {adj}  :: filthy rich
steenuil {m}  :: little owl (species)
steenzout {n} [mineral]  :: halite, sodium chloride
Stefan {prop}  :: given name, cognate to Stephen
Stefanus {prop} [biblical character]  :: Stephen the protomartyr
steiger {m}  :: a jetty; a small, often wooden landing for boats or small ships
steiger {m}  :: scaffolding
steigeren {v} [mounts]  :: to prance, to rear
steil {adj}  :: steep
stek {m}  :: someone's favorite spot
stek {m}  :: cutting, a leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant
stekelvarken {n}  :: porcupine, large prickly rodent
steken {vt}  :: to prick, sting
steken {vt}  :: to stab, thrust (with a sharp instrument such as a dagger)
steken {vt}  :: to insert, put in
stekker {m}  :: plug (e.g. electrical)
stekker {m}  :: jack (e.g. telephone jack)
stekkerdoos {f}  :: multiple socket; power strip
stel {n}  :: couple, pair
stel {n}  :: group, set, collection
stel {n} [colloquial]  :: a couple (of), a few
stelen {vt}  :: to steal
stelkunde {f}  :: algebra
stellen {vt}  :: to position; place
stellen {vt}  :: to state, to put forward
stellen {vr}  :: to take one's stand
stellen {vt} [chemistry]  :: to standardize a solution by titration
stellende trap {m} [grammar]  :: positive degree
stellig {adj}  :: certain
stelling {f}  :: position, configuration
stelling {f}  :: thesis, contention
stelling {f}  :: sentence
stelling {f}  :: theorem
stellingname {c}  :: position
stelling van Pythagoras {prop} {f}  :: Pythagorean theorem
stelsel {n}  :: system (collection of organised things)
stelsel {n} [mathematics]  :: system (a set of equations)
stelselmatig {adj}  :: systematic
stelselmatig {adv}  :: systematically
stem {f}  :: voice, sound made by the mouth using airflow
stem {f}  :: vote
stem {f} [obsolete]  :: word
stem {f} [phonetics]  :: voice, property formed by vibration of the vocal cords
stemband {m}  :: vocal cord
stembiljet {n}  :: ballot
stembus {f}  :: ballot box
stembusakkoord {n}  :: electoral agreement about one or a few related policies
stembusgang {m}  :: election (the action of voting in an election)
stemcomputer {m}  :: voting computer
stemfie {m}  :: A self-portrait photographed in a polling booth
stemgeluid {n}  :: tone of voice
stemgerechtigde {mf}  :: (eligible) voter
stemhok {n} [literally and figuratively]  :: voting booth
stemknop {m}  :: peg (e.g. of a violin, used for tuning a string)
stemmen {vit} [sometimes]  :: to vote
stemmen {vt}  :: to tune (to the right pitch)
stemmen {vt}  :: to bring into a certain mood
stemmen {vi} [obsolete]  :: to agree
stemmer {m}  :: tuner: someone who tunes a musical instrument
stemmer {m}  :: voter: someone who is eligible to vote in an election
stemming {f}  :: mood
stemming {f}  :: vote, ballot
stemming {f} [music]  :: tuning, intonation
stemming maken {vi} [idiom, often with "tegen"]  :: to agitate, to incite people [against something]
stemmingmaken {v}  :: alternative form of stemming maken
stemmingmakerij {f}  :: agitation, the activity of arousing public sentiment, rabblerousing
stempel {m}  :: stamp, die, seal (of wax)
stempel {m}  :: stamp, postmark (of ink)
stempel {m} [figuratively]  :: any kind of mark or sign of influence
stempel {m} [botany]  :: stigma
stempelen {vt}  :: to stamp
stempelen {vi}  :: to collect state benefits
stemplichtig {adj}  :: required to vote
stemrecht {n}  :: the right to vote, suffrage
stemvee {n} [collective, pejorative]  :: voters considered to be easily manipulatable
stemvee {n} [collective, pejorative]  :: parliamentarians perceived as anonymous
stemwijzer {m}  :: voting application
stenen {adj}  :: stonen, made of stone
stengel {m}  :: stalk
stenig {adj}  :: stony, stonelike
steniging {f}  :: stoning
stennis {m}  :: uproar, commotion
steno {n} {m}  :: shorthand
steno- {prefix}  :: steno-
stenograaf {m}  :: stenographer: shorthand writer
stenografie {f}  :: stenography
steppe {f}  :: steppe
steppenroller {m}  :: tumbleweed
steppevos {m}  :: corsac fox, steppe fox (Vulpes corsac)
ster {f}  :: star
ster {f}  :: (person) star
ster {f}  :: (television) short advertisement
-ster {suffix}  :: feminine noun of -er
steradiaal {m} [geometry]  :: steradian
sterfdag {m}  :: date of death
sterfelijk {adj}  :: mortal (susceptible to death)
sterfjaar {n}  :: year of a person's death
sterfte {f}  :: death, dying
sterfte {f}  :: mortality
sterfte {f} [now chiefly in compounds]  :: mass death
steriliteit {f}  :: sterility (the condition of being sterile)
sterk {adj}  :: strong, having physical strength
sterk {adj}  :: concentrated, strong, powerful in taste
sterk {adj}  :: implausible, improbable
sterken {v}  :: to fortify
sterken {v} [figuratively]  :: to encourage, to give strength to
sterker nog {adv}  :: but more than that; not that alone; even more strikingly; even more importantly; worse still; better still
sterkhouder {m}  :: (of people) a (male) mainstay
sterkte {f}  :: Expression used to wish someone the strength to persevere whatever hardship they are experiencing
sterkte {f}  :: strength of materials or of optic devices such as lenses of mirrors
sterkte {f}  :: "good luck"
sterrenbeeld {n} [astronomy]  :: constellation
sterrenbeeld {n} [astrology]  :: astrological sign
sterrendag {m} [astronomy]  :: stellar day
sterrendom {n}  :: stardom, celebrity status
sterrenhoop {m} [astronomy]  :: star cluster
sterrenkunde {f}  :: astronomy
sterrenkundige {mf}  :: astronomer
sterrenstelsel {n} [astronomy]  :: galaxy
sterrenstof {n}  :: stardust
sterrenstof {n}  :: cosmic dust
sterrenstof {n} [slang]  :: cocaine, coke
sterrenwacht {f}  :: observatory
sterrenwichelaar {m}  :: astrologer
sterrenwichelarij {f}  :: astrology
sterretje {noun}  :: asterisk (*)
sterveling {m}  :: mortal
stervelinge {m}  :: mortal
sterven {v}  :: to die
steun {m}  :: support
steun {m} [military]  :: backup
steun {m} [colloquial]  :: dole, unemployment benefit
steunbeer {m} [architecture]  :: buttress
steunen {vt}  :: to support, keep up, back up, assist
steunen {vi}  :: to rest, be based or founded on
steunen {vi}  :: to moan, groan
steuntrekker {m} [colloquial, pejorative]  :: someone who receives unemployment benefits
steur {m}  :: sturgeon
stevel {m}  :: boot
steven {m}  :: the part of a ship's deck that stretches along the entire length of the keel including the bow and the stern
Steven {prop}  :: given name
stevig {adj}  :: firm, sturdy
stevig {adj}  :: sizeable, considerable
stevigheid {f}  :: firmness
stevigheid {f}  :: virtue
stibium {n}  :: antimony
stichtelijk {adj}  :: devoted, pious
stichten {v}  :: to found, establish
stichten {v}  :: to cause, allow to occur
stichten {v}  :: to preach
stichter {m}  :: founder
stichting {f}  :: foundation
stief- {prefix}  :: step-; a prefix indicating the individual being referred to is related through the marriage of a parent
stiefbroer {m}  :: A stepbrother, who shares only one biological parent with (an)other sibling(s) but lives/lived in the same household as its/their other parent, who is/was the common parent's partner
stiefbrus {}  :: stepsibling
stiefdochter {f}  :: stepdaughter
stiefelen {v}  :: to walk
stiefkind {n}  :: stepchild
stiefkind {n} [figuratively]  :: someone or something that is not treated fairly (the diminutive form is often used)
stiefmoeder {f}  :: stepmother
stiefouder {m}  :: A stepparent
stiefvader {m}  :: A stepfather, stepdad
stiefzoon {m}  :: stepson
stiefzus {f}  :: stepsister
stiekem {adv}  :: secretly
stiekem {adj}  :: secret
stiel {m}  :: A métier, professional/expert skills
stiel {m}  :: A profession, job
stielman {m}  :: skilled specialised professional, especially artisan or technician
stier {m}  :: bull
Stier {prop} {m} [zodiac constellations, astrology]  :: Taurus
stierengevecht {n}  :: bullfight
stierenrennen {n} [bullfighting]  :: bull run, running of the bulls
stierenvechten {n}  :: bullfighting
stierenvechter {m}  :: one who engages in bullfighting; a toreador or bullfighter
stierman {m}  :: A lamassu
stierman {m}  :: alternative form of stuurman
stift {f}  :: graphite core of a pencil
stift {f}  :: a felt-tip pen, a marker
stift {f}  :: a chip (in football)
stiften {v}  :: To draw or apply colour using a stift
stiften {v}  :: To chip (in football)
stijf {adj}  :: stiff, rigid
stijf {adj}  :: formalistic, posh
stijfheid {f}  :: stiffness
stijfsel {n}  :: The laundry stiffener starch
stijfsel {n}  :: Any stiffening additive, especially for putting up wallpaper
stijgbeugel {m}  :: stirrup
stijgen {vi}  :: to climb, to go up, to rise
stijgen {vi}  :: to ascend
stijging {f}  :: ascent
stijging {f}  :: increase
stijl {m}  :: style, fashion
stijl {m} [botany]  :: style of a pistil
stijl {m}  :: a bar on a metal fence
stijl {m}  :: the vertical part of the metal or concrete support frame that surrounds a window or a door
stijlfiguur {f} {m}  :: figure of speech
stijlfout {f}  :: style error, stylistic error (as opposed to a spelling error)
stijlmiddel {n}  :: figure of speech
stijlvol {adj}  :: stylish
stijve {noun} [slang]  :: stiffie, hard-on, an erect phallus; hence, an erection
stik {interj} [Netherlands]  :: drat, darn; Used as an expression of frustration, if something doesn't work out as expected. It is a rather innocent, child-friendly curse
stikkapot {noun} [Belgium]  :: very tired, exhausted; knackered, dead tired
stikken {vi}  :: to choke, suffocate
stikken {v}  :: to stitch
stikstof {f} [chemistry]  :: nitrogen
stil {adj}  :: still, not moving
stil {adj}  :: quiet, silent
stilaan {adv}  :: slowly, gradually
stiletto {f}  :: stiletto
stille {mf}  :: silent person, who rarely speaks
stille {mf}  :: undercover agent (male only)
Stille Oceaan {prop} {m}  :: the Pacific Ocean (the world's largest body of water)
stilletjes {adv}  :: diminutive of stil; silently, stealthily
stilleven {n}  :: still-life (painting or other image of arranged inanimate or dead objects, sometimes displaying living animals as well)
stilstaan {v}  :: to stand still, to come to rest, stagnate
stilstaan {v}  :: (~ bij) to realise, to pay attention to
stilstand {m}  :: Standstill
stilte {f}  :: silence
stimulatie {f}  :: stimulation
stimuleren {v}  :: to stimulate
stinkdier {n}  :: A skunk, one of the various species of mammals from the family Mephitidae that can spread an insufferable stench as a defense mechanism
stinken {v}  :: to stink
stinkmarter {m} [uncommon]  :: European polecat, Mustela putorius
stip {f} {m}  :: dot
stip {f} {m}  :: freshwater ick: a disease that affects (aquarium) fish (Ichthyophthirius multifiliis)
stippel {c}  :: A dot, dash, speck
stipt {adj}  :: precise, exact
stipt {adj}  :: punctual
stoïcisme {n}  :: stoicism
stock {m}  :: stock, goods in supply
stock {m}  :: basic capital
stock {m}  :: shares (equity)
Stockholm {prop} {n}  :: Stockholm
stoeien {v}  :: To fight in a playful way
stoeien {v}  :: To romp
stoel {m}  :: chair, sitting furniture, normally mobile and on four legs
stoel {m}  :: (hence) Any seat, from stool to throne; a dais
stoel {m}  :: The base, e.g. platform, on which something rests; something fixed on it, notably a workbench
stoel {m}  :: A place of residence, headquarters, powerbase
stoel {m} [botany]  :: stool, a type of stump
stoel {m} [obsolete]  :: confessional chair
stoel {m} [obsolete]  :: fecal stool
stoel {m} [obsolete]  :: todestool
stoelen {v}  :: (used with the preposition op 'on' and an indirect object) To rest, be based/ founded, on something (such as an argumentation)
stoelen {vi} [botany]  :: To form into a stool (stump)
stoelendans {m}  :: musical chairs
stoelgang {m}  :: One's stool, fecal discharge
stoep {f}  :: pavement
stoep {f}  :: stoop, platform
stoephoer {f} [vulgar]  :: cheap whore (literally, "sidewalk/pavement whore")
stoer {adj}  :: firm, robust, sturdy
stoer {adj}  :: tough, cool
stoer {interj}  :: cool, nice
stoet {m}  :: procession
stoet {f} [Northeastern]  :: bread
stof {n}  :: dust
stof {f}  :: matter, material
stof {f}  :: substance
stof {f}  :: fabric
Stofberg {prop}  :: surname
stofduivel {m}  :: dust devil
stoffeerder {m}  :: upholsterer
stoffelijk {adj}  :: material
stoffelijk overschot {noun}  :: corpse
stoffen {vt}  :: to dust, to remove dust from
stoffen {adj}  :: fabric (made of fabric)
stoffer {m}  :: duster, often used in combination with a dustpan
stofferen {v}  :: to upholster
stoffig {adj}  :: dusty
stofhoos {f}  :: dust devil
stofkam {m}  :: a very fine-toothed comb
stoflong {f}  :: pneumoconiosis
stofstorm {m}  :: dust storm
stofwisseling {f}  :: metabolism (complete set of chemical reactions that occur in living cells)
stofzuigen {v}  :: to vacuum-clean, clean with a vacuum cleaner
stofzuiger {m}  :: vacuum cleaner, hoover
stofzuigerslang {f}  :: vacuum cleaner hose
stok {m}  :: stick, natural (wood) or artificial
stok {m}  :: cane
stok {m} [dated]  :: stock, supply
stokbewaarder {m} [archaic]  :: A jailer, notably one which carries a cane‐like instrument to prod or discipline prisoners, as usual in Antiquity and feudal era
stoken {vt}  :: to poke, stoke
stoken {vt}  :: to light, to start (fire)
stoken {vt} [figuratively]  :: to stir up, to enflame (problems, emotions)
stokhaver {c}  :: A caning, load of blows with a stick or similar implement
stokje {noun} [sports]  :: baton (in a relay race)
stokoud {adj}  :: very old, ancient
stokslag {m}  :: A cane stroke or hit with another type of stick, such as hickory or even a clubber
stokstaartje {noun}  :: meerkat
stokstijf {adj} [literally]  :: as stiff as a stick
stokstijf {adj}  :: stock-still, immobile
stokstijf {adj} [figuratively]  :: immovable, stubborn, tenacious
stokvis {m}  :: stockfish
stokwachter {m} [rare]  :: jailor, warden
stol {m}  :: stollen
Stoli {} [slang]  :: Stolichnaya vodka
stollen {vi}  :: to coagulate, to solidify
stollen {vt}  :: to coagulate, to solidify
stolling {f}  :: freezing
stolling {f}  :: coagulation
stollingsgesteente {n} [geology]  :: igneous rock
stolp {f}  :: cover
stolp {f}  :: bell jar
stolpboerderij {f}  :: Haubarg, a byre-dwelling farm
stom {adj}  :: mute, unable to speak, as medical condition or species-determined
stom {adj}  :: speechless; soundless, silent
stom {adj}  :: wordless, non-verbal
stom {adj}  :: mentally dulling, soul-killing
stom {adj}  :: stupid, dumb
stom {adj}  :: foolish, senseless, piteous
stom {adj}  :: in compounds essentially reinforcing the sense
stoma {m} [botany]  :: stoma, One of the tiny pores in the epidermis of a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor pass
stomerij {f}  :: dry cleaner
stomme film {m}  :: silent film
stommeling {m}  :: A dumb-ass, dunce, duffer, stupid person
stommerd {m}  :: A dumbo, stupid person
stommerik {m}  :: A dumbo, stupid person
stomp {adj}  :: blunt, not sharp
stomp {adj} [mathematics, of an angle]  :: Having over 90 degrees
stomp {m}  :: A stump, a short, formless, protruding object
stomp {m}  :: A blow, a painful hit with the fist or the elbow
stompen {v}  :: to pommel, to punch
stompkaars {f} {m}  :: block candle
stompzinnig {adj}  :: stupid, harebrained
stond {f}  :: time; point in time, moment
stond {f}  :: age, epoch
stond {f}  :: hour
stookolie {f}  :: fuel oil
stoom {m}  :: steam
stoombad {n}  :: steam bath, sauna
stoomboot {f} {m}  :: steamboat
stoomfluit {c}  :: steam whistle, as on a steam engine
stoomlocomotief {f} {m}  :: A steam locomotive, locomotive powered by steam engine
stoommachine {f}  :: steam engine (machine)
stoomschip {n}  :: A steamship, steamer, ship powered by steam (engine(s))
stoomtrein {m}  :: steam train
stoornis {f}  :: disorder
stoorzender {m}  :: jammer, jamming station
stoot {m}  :: a jab, punch, blow
stoot {m} [billiards]  :: a shot
stoot {m}  :: a stab with a pointed object
stoot {m}  :: a shocking interruption of a movement, shock
stoot {m} [colloquial]  :: single penetrating movement by the penis, pertaining to sex
stoot {f} [slang]  :: a chick (i.e. an attractive young woman)
stootarbeider {m}  :: udarnik
stoottand {m}  :: tusk, a large tooth extending outside the mouth, as on an elephant, fit as a weapon
stoottoon {m} [Limburgish phonology]  :: falling tone
stop {m}  :: an action of stopping, cessation
stop {m}  :: plug for a sink, a stopper
stop {m}  :: electric fuse
stopbord {n}  :: stop sign
stopcontact {n}  :: a electrical socket, an outlet
stopformulier {n}  :: stop and search record
stoplicht {n}  :: traffic light
stoppel {m}  :: stubble
stoppelbaard {m}  :: designer stubble
stoppen {v}  :: to stop, to halt
stoppen {v}  :: to plug
stoppen {v}  :: to stuff, to put, to insert
stoppen {v}  :: to darn
stopper {m}  :: stop (device to block path)
stoptrein {m}  :: local train, commuter train
storen {v}  :: to disturb
storen {v} [radio]  :: to interfere with, to cause interference
storing {f}  :: malfunction
storing {f}  :: disruption
storing {f} [radio]  :: interference
stork {m} [dialectal, uncommon]  :: stork
storm {m}  :: storm; a wind scale for very strong wind, stronger than a gale, less than a hurricane
storm {m} [of sieges or battles]  :: assault, storming
stormachtig {adj}  :: stormy
stormen {vi} [of a wind or gale]  :: to blow strongly
stormen {vi} [of a person]  :: to storm, to move with rage
storm in een glas water {m}  :: storm in a teacup, tempest in a teapot
stormloop {m}  :: stampede
stort {n}  :: A place where waste or garbage is left, a dump
stortbad {n} [regional, Southern Dutch, Belgian Dutch]  :: shower (for bathing)
stortbad {n}  :: a flush of water
stortbad {n} [figuratively]  :: disillusion
stortbevalling {f}  :: precipitate labour; a labour with a short timespan between the beginning of cervical dilation and childbirth
stortbui {f}  :: downpour
storten {v}  :: to dump, to deposit
storten {v}  :: to plummet
storten {v}  :: to deposit into an account
storting {m}  :: the deposit of money into a bank account
stoten {vt}  :: to push
stoten {vt}  :: to shock or to shake
stotteren {v}  :: to stutter, to stammer
stout {adj}  :: naughty, disobedient, mischievous
stout {adj}  :: high (expectations)
stout {adj} [archaic]  :: bold, audacious
stout {m} {n}  :: stout (brew)
stouterik {m} [childish]  :: naughty person
stoutmoed {m}  :: courage, bravery
stoutmoedig {adj}  :: daring
stoven {v}  :: to stew on a fire
stoven {v}  :: (figuratively) to prepare
straal {f}  :: ray (a beam of light or radiation)
straal {f}  :: a thin stream of liquid, a trickle
straal {f} [geometry]  :: radius
straal {f}  :: stinger
straal {f} [equids]  :: frog (organ in the hoof)
straal {adv}  :: completely, to the hilt
straal {adv}  :: along a straight line
straalstroom {m} [meteorology]  :: jet stream
straat {f}  :: street, paved way
straat {f} [geography]  :: channel, strait
straatarm {adj}  :: dirt poor
straathoek {m}  :: streetcorner
straatintimidatie {f}  :: street harassment (sexual harassment in outdoor public places)
straatlicht {n}  :: streetlight
straatroof {m}  :: street robbery
straatrover {m}  :: street robber, mugger
Straatsburg {prop} {n}  :: Strasbourg
straatschender {m}  :: hooligan, vandal
straatsteen {m}  :: cobblestone, paving stone
straatvechter {m}  :: (male) streetfighter
straatweg {m} [dated]  :: a paved road (usually found in certain street names or landmarks)
stracciatella {f} {m}  :: stracciatella (both senses)
straf {f}  :: punishment, penalty, sanction
straf {adj}  :: heavy, hefty
straf {adj}  :: spicy
strafbaar {adj}  :: illegal
strafblad {n}  :: a criminal record
strafcorner {c} [field hockey]  :: penalty corner (corner taken from the back line approx. 10 m from the nearest goalpost)
strafexpeditie {f}  :: punitive campaign, punitive strike
straffen {vt}  :: to punish
straffen {vt}  :: to sentence
straffen toebak {m} [Belgian Dutch]  :: no mean feat
straffen toebak {m}  :: strong or exaggerated story
straffen toebak {m}  :: powerful thing or person
strafkolonie {f}  :: penal colony
strafmaat {c}  :: sentence (of a crime)
strafpunt {n}  :: penalty point
strafrecht {n} [legal]  :: criminal law
strafschop {m} [football]  :: penalty, a free-kick from the penalty spot awarded to the grieved team in football etc
strafschopdoelpunt {n}  :: penalty goal
strafschopgoal {m}  :: penalty goal
strafschoppenserie {f}  :: penalty shootout
strafschoptreffer {m}  :: penalty goal
strafstudie {f} [education]  :: detention
strak {adj}  :: tight
strak {adj}  :: tense (showing stress or strain)
straks {adv}  :: later today, shortly, in a moment
straks {adv} [Surinam, elsewhere dialectal]  :: immediately, right now
stralen {vi}  :: to radiate, to shine
stralen {vi}  :: to miscarry
stralen {vt} [Southern Dutch]  :: to hit with an arrow or similar weapon
stralen {vt} [Southern Dutch]  :: to prick, to sting
stralen {vt} [Southern Dutch]  :: to squirt out
straling {f} [physics]  :: radiation
stralingsdosis {f}  :: radiation dose
stralingsveld {n}  :: radiation field
strand {n}  :: beach, strand
stranden {v}  :: To strand
strandweer {n}  :: pleasant weather that makes people (want to) go to the beach
strateeg {f}  :: strategist
strategie {f}  :: strategy
strategisch {adj}  :: strategic
strato- {prefix}  :: strato-
stratosfeer {f} {m}  :: stratosphere
stratovulkaan {m}  :: stratovolcano
streber {m} [colloquial, derogatory]  :: A person who studies hard or makes a great effort in another way, generally seen as trying too hard; a try-hard, a nerd
streek {f}  :: region
streek {f}  :: prank
streekgerecht {n}  :: Dish particular to a certain region
streektaal {f}  :: regiolect
streekvervoer {n}  :: suburban transport
streep {f}  :: stripe
streep {f}  :: a short stroke (e.g. of the pen)
streepkleur {c} [mineralogy]  :: streak
strekken {v}  :: to stretch
strekken {v}  :: to suffice, to last
strekking {f}  :: purpose, tenor
strekking {f}  :: scope (of a sanction)
strekking {f}  :: drift (of a storyline)
strekking {f}  :: meaning (of a word)
strekking {f} [geology]  :: strike
strelen {v}  :: to pet, caress
streling {f}  :: petting
stremmen {v}  :: to block, to obstruct
stremmen {v}  :: to curdle
streng {adj}  :: strict, severe, rigorous, unbending, cruel
streng {f} {m}  :: string, twined object, as most ropes or cords
strepen {vt}  :: to stripe, to draw stripes/lines on
stress {m}  :: stress
stresskip {f} [colloquial]  :: a stress-prone person
stresskonijn {n} [colloquial]  :: Someone who is often anxious or prone to stress, a neurotic person. Literally, a stress-rabbit
stretcher {m}  :: stretcher
streven {vi}  :: to strive [+ naar/tot (for), + om (to/for)]
streven {vi} [slang]  :: to study hard
streven {vi} [obsolete]  :: to move (forward)
strever {m}  :: One who strives; striver
strever {m} [uncommon, colloquial, derogatory]  :: A person who studies hard or makes a great effort in another way; a try-hard, a nerd
striemen {v}  :: to hit hard, like the elements
strijd {m}  :: fight
strijd {m}  :: battle
strijd {m}  :: conflict
strijdbaar {adj}  :: militant, combative
strijdbijl {f}  :: battle axe
strijd der geslachten {m}  :: battle of the sexes
strijden {vi}  :: to fight
strijder {m}  :: fighter
strijdhamer {m}  :: war hammer
strijdlied {n}  :: anthem
strijdlust {m}  :: warlikeness, ferocity
strijdlustig {adj}  :: warlike, ferocious
strijdperk {n} [military]  :: battlefield (arena or theatre of fighting)
strijdperk {n} [figurative]  :: subject or scope of contention (that which is subject to controversy)
strijdster {f}  :: (female) fighter
strijdvaardig {adj}  :: aggressive, belligerent
strijdwagen {m}  :: chariot
strijkbout {m}  :: iron (iron for ironing clothes)
strijken {vi}  :: to stroke
strijken {vt}  :: to iron, press (clothes)
strijken {vt}  :: to lower (sail)
strijkijzer {n}  :: iron (for pressing clothes)
strijkkraal {f} {m}  :: fusible bead
strijkplank {f}  :: ironing board
strijkstok {m}  :: bow (rod used for playing stringed instruments)
strik {m}  :: tie, knot
strik {m}  :: snare
strik {m}  :: tangle (in one's hair)
strikdas {c}  :: cravat
strikken {v}  :: to tie (up a shoelace for example)
strikken {v}  :: to get (someone to do something for you); to ask to stay
strikt {adj}  :: strict
strikt {adv}  :: strictly
string {m} [clothing]  :: G-string, thong
string {m} [computing]  :: character string
strip {m}  :: strip (long thin piece)
strip {m}  :: comic (a cartoon story)
stripboek {n}  :: comic book
strippen {vi}  :: To practice striptease, to remove one's clothes ostentatiously
strippenkaart {f}  :: ticket (for buses, trams, and metro)
striptekenaar {m}  :: cartoonist
stro {n}  :: straw
strodak {n}  :: roof thatched with straw
stroef {adj}  :: rough, not smooth
stroef {adj}  :: difficult to move
stroef {adj}  :: stiff, stern
stroet {f} [archaic]  :: marshland
Stroet {prop} {n}  :: Stroet (village)
strogeel {adj}  :: straw-colored
stroken {vi}  :: to match, to fit together
stromen {v}  :: to flow
stroming {f}  :: a stream
stroming {f}  :: a flow, current
stroming {f}  :: a movement (e.g. cultural, social, or artistic)
stroming {f}  :: a school of thought
stronk {m}  :: tree stump
stronken {adj}  :: crunk, stoned and drunk at the same time
stront {m}  :: shit, dung
strontium {n}  :: strontium
strooien {adj}  :: strawen, made of straw
strooien {v}  :: to strew, scatter
strooien {v}  :: to sprinkle
strooigoed {n}  :: A mixture of confectionery that is often strewn around rooms during Sinterklaas celebrations, for children to pick up. The main ingredient is typically kruidnoten
strook {c}  :: stripe
strook {c}  :: strip
stroom {m}  :: stream
stroom {m}  :: current
stroom {m}  :: electrical current
stroom {m}  :: electricity
stroom {m}  :: large river, especially one leading to the sea or ocean
stroomafwaarts {adv}  :: downstream
stroombed {n}  :: bed of a stream
stroombekken {n}  :: catchment basin
stroombron {f} [electronics]  :: current source
stroomdraad {m}  :: electrical wire, live wire
stroomgebied {n} [geology]  :: drainage basin
stroomlijn {c}  :: streamline
stroomlijnen {v}  :: to streamline
stroommeter {m}  :: ammeter, current meter
stroomomvormer {m} [colloquial]  :: voltage converter, transformer
stroomopwaarts {adv}  :: upstream
stroomrekening {f}  :: power bill (bill paid for consumption of power e.g. in a household)
stroomsterkte {f}  :: electrical current
stroomstoring {f}  :: power cut, blackout
stroomtrein {m} [uncommon]  :: electric train
stroomuitval {m}  :: power cut, blackout
stroop {f}  :: syrup
stroop {m}  :: poaching
stroopwafel {f}  :: A syrup waffle, stroopwafel
strop {m}  :: A noose
strop {m} [by metonymy]  :: hanging (execution)
strop {m} [figuratively]  :: bad luck, loss
strop {m}  :: A loop
strop {m}  :: A rascal, brat
stropdas {c}  :: necktie
stropen {vti}  :: to poach (to hunt illegally)
stropen {vti} [by extension, also, figurative]  :: to plunder, to maraud
stropen {vt}  :: to flay, to skin (to peel the skin from)
stropen {vt} [chiefly of clothing]  :: to roll up
stroper {m}  :: poacher, marauder
strottehoofd {n}  :: superseded spelling of strottenhoofd
strottenhoofd {n}  :: larynx
strubbeling {f}  :: disagreement, small argument
structuralisme {n}  :: structuralism
structureel {adj}  :: structural
structuur {f}  :: structure
structuurformule {f} {m} [chemistry]  :: structural formula
struik {m}  :: bush, shrub
struikelen {v}  :: To trip, fall over or stumble over an object
struikelmat {f}  :: a hard and pointy rubber mat laid down between railroad tracks to make it difficult to walk or run across
struikgewas {n}  :: bush, thicket
struikrover {m}  :: highwayman, literally one who ambushes their victims from behind the bushes
struikvormig {adj}  :: shrublike
struinen {v}  :: to nose about
struinen {v}  :: to tramp
struisvogel {m}  :: ostrich
struweel {n} [uncountable]  :: brushwood, scrub
struweel {n} [countable]  :: shrubland (area covered in bushes)
struweel {n} [countable, uncommon, dialectal]  :: bush, shrub
stud {m}  :: colloquial (in the Netherlands) abbreviation of student
student {m}  :: student
studente {f}  :: female student
studentencorps {n}  :: student society, especially a traditional and hierarchical one
studentendoop {m}  :: student hazing
studentenhaver {m}  :: trail mix
studentikoos {adj}  :: in a student-like way
studentikoos {adj}  :: jocular
studeren {vi}  :: to study (to take part in organized education)
studeren {vt}  :: to study, to major in
studie {f}  :: study (mental effort to learn or acquire knowledge)
studie {f}  :: study, (piece of) research
studiebeurs {f}  :: scholarship, grant as study allowance to a student or researcher
studiefinanciering {f}  :: study grant (financial support for students provided by the government)
studio {m}  :: A studio flat/apartment
studio {m}  :: studio (place where radio or television programs, records or films are made)
stufi {f} [colloquial]  :: abbreviation of studiefinanciering
stug {adj}  :: stiff, resistant
stuifmeel {n}  :: pollen (fine granular substance produced in flowers)
stuipen {v} [archaic]  :: to bend the upper part of the body forward and downward; to stoop
stuipen {v} [archaic]  :: to flog
stuit {f}  :: tailbone
stuitbeen {n}  :: tailbone
stuiten {v}  :: to stop, arrest in progress, end
stuiten {v}  :: to be arrested, come to rest
stuiten {v}  :: to meet, arrive at
stuiten {v}  :: to irritate, bother, shock
stuitend {adj}  :: obnoxious
stuiteren {v}  :: to bounce
stuiven {v}  :: to dash, move rapidly
stuiven {v}  :: to be dusty
stuiven {v}  :: to be blown by the wind
stuiver {m} [numismatics]  :: stiver, 5 cents (0.05 guilder)
stuiver {m} [numismatics]  :: penny
stuk {n}  :: piece
stuk {n}  :: part (of a whole)
stuk {n}  :: play, skit
stuk {n}  :: document (especially official)
stuk {n} [colloquial]  :: hottie, babe, attractive person [of any gender]
stuk {adj}  :: broken
stulp {f}  :: alternative form of stolp
stulp {f}  :: hut, shelter
stumper {m}  :: bungler
stunt {m}  :: stunt
stuntel {m}  :: A bumbler, klutz
stuntelig {adj}  :: clumsy
stunten {v}  :: to stunt, to do stunts
stunten {v}  :: to deliver an extraordinary performance
stunten {v}  :: to offer a bargain, an unusually low price
stuntteam {n}  :: a crew of stunt performers that execute an action sequence for a film or any other artistic performance; a stunt team
sturen {vt}  :: to steer, to guide
sturen {vt}  :: to send
stuur {n}  :: A steering device, notably a steering wheel in a vehicle or handlebars on a bicycle
stuur {n} [figuratively]  :: (used absolutely, with the definite article: het stuur) Control
stuurbaar {adj}  :: steerable
stuurboord {n}  :: starboard (right hand side of a vessel)
stuurhuis {n} [nautical]  :: wheelhouse, bridge
stuurhuis {n} [automotive]  :: part of a steering system that transfers motion from the steering wheel to the drive axle; steering box, steering gear
stuurhut {n} [nautical]  :: wheelhouse, bridge
stuurhut {n} [trains]  :: cabin
stuurhut {n} [aviation]  :: cockpit
stuurkunde {f}  :: cybernetics
stuurman {m}  :: helmsman
stuurprogramma {n} [literally]  :: A program to steer or otherwise control some thing or process
stuurprogramma {n} [software]  :: A driver, program acting as interface between an application and hardware it needs to comunicate with
stuurwiel {n}  :: steering wheel
stuw {m}  :: weir
stuwadoor {m}  :: stevedore
stuwdam {m}  :: barrage, dam
stuwen {v}  :: to obstruct (a fluid current)
stuwen {v}  :: to stow
stuwen {v}  :: to push along
stuwend {adj}  :: driving
stuwmeer {n}  :: reservoir
styliet {m}  :: stylite
sub {c}  :: submarine, sub
sub- {prefix}  :: sub-
subatomair {adj}  :: subatomic
subcultuur {f}  :: subculture
subfamilie {f}  :: subfamily
subiet {adv} [chiefly Netherlands, formal]  :: immediately, at once
subiet {adv} [Belgium, dialectal]  :: later on
subjectief {adj}  :: subjective
subjectiviteit {f}  :: subjectivity
subsidie {f}  :: subsidy
subsidiëren {v}  :: to subsidise
subsonisch {adj}  :: subsonic
substantie {f}  :: substance (matter)
substantief {n} [grammar]  :: substantive, noun
substantiveren {v} [grammar, linguistics]  :: to substantivise
substantivering {f} [linguistics]  :: substantivisation
subtropisch {adj}  :: subtropical
succes {n}  :: success
succesvol {adj}  :: successful
succulent {adj}  :: succulent, juicy
succulent {adj} [botany]  :: succulent (storing water in leaves or other tissue)
succulent {m}  :: succulent plant
suïcidaal {adj}  :: suicidal
suïcide {f}  :: suicide
sucrose {f} {m}  :: sucrose
sudderen {v}  :: To simmer
Suezkanaal {prop}  :: the Suez Canal, linking the Egyptian Red Sea - and Mediterranean coasts
suf {adj}  :: dull, lethargic
suffeet {m}  :: suffete (chief magistrate in ancient Carthage)
sufferd {m}  :: fool, idiot
sufferd {m} [in the diminutive]  :: local newspaper
sufkop {mf}  :: someone who is not fully awake or alert; a sleepyhead or dreamer
sufkop {mf} [mildly, derogatory]  :: fool, idiot
suggereren {v}  :: to suggest
suiker {m}  :: sugar
suikerbeest {n}  :: confection made in the shape of an animal, made of borstplaat, a substance similar to tablet
suikerbiet {f}  :: the plant sugar beet, Beta vulgaris var. rapa
suikerbiet {f}  :: the root of the above plant
suikerboer {m}  :: A farmer whose crop is used to refine sugar from
suikerbrood {n}  :: a type of Frisian luxury whitebread with pieces of sugar mixed into the dough
suikerbrood {n} [historical]  :: sugarloaf
Suikerfeest {prop} {n}  :: The religious celebration at the end of Ramadan, on the first day of the tenth month of the Muslim lunar calendar; Eid al-Fitr
suikergoed {n}  :: candy (in general), confectionery
suikerij {f}  :: a chicory plant
suikerij {f}  :: a coffee substitute from the chicory plant
suikerklontje {noun}  :: sugar cube
suikeroom {m}  :: sugar daddy
suikeroom {m}  :: uncle (source of advice, encouragement, or help)
suikerpatiënt {m}  :: diabetic (patient)
suikerplantage {f}  :: sugar plantation
suikerriet {n}  :: sugar cane
suikerrietplantage {f}  :: sugar cane plantation
suikerrijk {adj}  :: high in sugar content
suikerspin {c}  :: candy floss/cotton candy/fairy floss
suikerwater {n}  :: sugar water
suikerziekte {f}  :: diabetes
suizen {v}  :: to whiz
suizen {v}  :: to speed, move quickly
sukkel {mf}  :: dope, idiot, twerp
sul {m} [Brabant]  :: naive, gullible person who is easily deceived
sulfide {n}  :: sulfide (anion of sulphur or a compound thereof)
sultan {m}  :: sultan, a Muslim ruler title
sultan {m}  :: a certain pastry
sultanaat {n}  :: A sultanate, (Muslim) state ruled by a sultan(ic dynasty)
sultanaat {n}  :: The dignity, throne of a sultan
sultane {f}  :: sultana (female sultan or consort of a sultan)
sultanshoen {n} [zoology]  :: The sultana bird, Porphyrio porphyrio
Sumer {prop}  :: Sumer
Sumeriër {m}  :: alternative spelling of Soemeriër
summier {adj}  :: summary
summier {adv}  :: summarily
sund {interj}  :: pity, a shame
super- {prefix}  :: super-
superbroeikasgas {n} [climate]  :: super greenhouse gas, greenhouse gases with a much more potent greenhouse effect than carbon dioxide
supercluster {c} {n} [astronomy]  :: supercluster
superette {f}  :: convenience store
superfamilie {f}  :: superfamily
superheld {m}  :: A superhero
superioriteit {n} [chiefly uncountable]  :: superiority
superioriteitscomplex {n}  :: superiority complex
superkracht {mf} [literally]  :: An exceptional strength
superkracht {mf}  :: A supernatural and/or fictional superpower, as often ascribed to mythological characters and superheroes
supermaan {f}  :: supermoon
supermacht {mf}  :: A military/political superpower, great power of the highest rank
supermarkt {f}  :: supermarket
superplie {n}  :: surplice
supervisie {f}  :: supervision
supporter {m} [sports]  :: supporter
surfen {v} [sports]  :: to surf
surfen {v} [computing]  :: to surf (the web)
Surinaams {adj}  :: Surinamese
Surinaams {prop} {n}  :: Sranan (language)
Suriname {prop} {n}  :: Suriname
surjectief {adj}  :: surjective
surprise {f} [Netherlands]  :: a gift wrapped in an ingenious or creative manner. Often given anonymously during Sinterklaas celebrations in a similar way to secret Santa
surrealisme {n}  :: surrealism
surrealistisch {adj}  :: surrealist, surrealistic
surreëel {adj}  :: surreal
surrogaat {n}  :: surrogate
surrogaatkoffie {f} {m}  :: coffee substitute
surveillance {f}  :: stakeout
susceptibiliteit {f} [physics]  :: electric susceptibility
suske {noun} [Brabantian, term of endearment]  :: darling
Suske {prop} [colloquial]  :: a given name
Sven {prop}  :: given name
swa {m} [slang]  :: mate, bud, friend
swaffelen {v} [slang]  :: To hit one's penis—often repeatedly—against an object or another person's body
Swahili {prop} {n}  :: Swahili (language)
swastika {f} {m}  :: swastika
swingen {v}  :: to swing
sybariet {m}  :: A person devoted to pleasure and luxury; a sybarite
syllabe {noun}  :: syllable
syllogisme {n}  :: A syllogism (inference from premises)
symbiose {f} [ecology]  :: symbiosis
symbolisch {adj}  :: symbolic
symbolisch {adv}  :: symbolically
symboliseren {v}  :: to symbolize (US); symbolise (UK)
symbolisme {n}  :: symbolism
symbool {n}  :: A symbol, sign, character, glyph or anything of symbolic value
symbool {n}  :: A (notably Chistian) creed
symboolpolitiek {f} [derogatory, politics]  :: political symbolism, symbolic politics
symfonie {f}  :: symphony
symmetrie {f}  :: symmetry
sympathie {f}  :: sympathy
sympathiek {adj}  :: sympathetic, nice, kind, friendly, likeable
symposium {n}  :: symposium
symptomatisch {adj}  :: symptomatic (showing symptoms)
symptoom {n}  :: A medical symptom, manifestation of a syndrom
symptoom {n}  :: An indicator, characteristic of the presence of something else
syn- {prefix}  :: syn-
synagoge {f}  :: synagogue
synagogeganger {m}  :: synagogue-goer
synchroniseren {v}  :: to synchronise
syndroom {n}  :: syndrome
synecdoche {f} [literature]  :: synecdoche
synode {f} [Christianity]  :: synod
synoniem {adj}  :: synonymous, having the same meaning (or nearly)
synoniem {adj} [figuratively]  :: exchangeable, inseparable
synoniem {n}  :: synonym, word with (nearly) the same meaning as another
syntaxis {f}  :: syntax
synthese {f}  :: A synthesis
synthetisch {adj}  :: synthetic
synthetiseren {vt}  :: To synthesize, make a synthesis, summarise
synthetiseren {vt}  :: To (re)produce synthetically, e.g. using substitute ingredients
Syrië {prop} {n}  :: Syria
Syrisch {prop} {n}  :: The Syriac language
Syrisch {adj}  :: Syrian (Of, from, or pertaining to Syria, the Syrian people or the Syriac language)
systeem {n}  :: system
systeembeheerder {m}  :: system administrator
systeemfout {f}  :: system failure, systematic error
systeemkunde {f}  :: systems engineering
systeemleer {f}  :: systems engineering
systematiseren {v}  :: to organize, to put into order, to systemize
systole {f} [physiology]  :: systole