achterwerk

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑx.tərˌʋɛrk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ach‧ter‧werk

Etymology[edit]

From achter- +‎ werk.

Noun[edit]

achterwerk n (plural achterwerken, diminutive achterwerkje n)

  1. behind, buttocks
  2. (nautical, dated) stern
  3. (fashion, obsolete, often diminutive) decorative lacework