aftroggelen

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From af +‎ troggelen, the second part is from Middle Dutch truggelen, troggelen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑfˌtrɔɣələ(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: af‧trog‧ge‧len

Verb[edit]

aftroggelen

  1. (transitive, with optional indirect object) to unfairly obtain through smooth talking, insisting, pleading etc.; to cadge
    "Gij zoudt u nog uw eerstgeboorterecht laten aftroggelen voor een schotel linzen, gij!"
    "You would even let yourself be tricked out of your primogeniture for a dish of lentils, you!"
    Synonym: afhandig maken

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