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- IPA(key): /bæt͡ʃ/
- (New Zealand) IPA(key): /bɛtʃ/
Audio (Southern England) (file)
- Rhymes: -ætʃ
- Homophone: batch
bach (plural baches)
- (New Zealand, northern) A holiday home, usually small and near the beach, often with only one or two rooms and of simple construction.
- Synonym: (New Zealand, in southern South Island) crib
- (US) To live apart from women, as during the period when a divorce is in progress.
bach (plural baches)
- (colloquial) Clipping of .
- 2018 April 30, Dani Pascarella, “Why You Feel Guilty When You Spend Money And How To Stop”, in Forbes, New York, N.Y.: Forbes Media, →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 2023-03-24:
- When I ask people how spending money makes them feel, so many of them respond, "Guilty." ¶ They'll give an example of how a rough day at the office led to buying a pair of shoes online or how they got a little carried away at their friend's bach party in Vegas.
- 2021 November 12, Erin Celletti, “Montreal Bachelorette Party Guide and Itinerary Ideas”, in Brides, archived from the original on 2023-05-31:
- While everyone else is flocking down South for a bach bash, you'll be singing "Oh, Canada," as you spend a weekend immersed in the city's uniquely hip take on old-world European culture.
- 2023 May 19, Samantha Grindell, Hannah Chubb, “Only the 21 Best Bachelorette Party Destinations for You and Your "I Do" Crew, Bb”, in Cosmopolitan, New York, N.Y.: Hearst Communications, →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 2023-08-19:
- There are literally thousands of places you could go during a bach weekend in NYC, but take a tip from this New Yorker: Head to Beauty Bar as at least one of your bar-hopping spots.
- 2023 May 25, Stephanie Cain, quoting Lauren Kay, “Why More Brides Are Opting for Solo Bachelorette Trips”, in The New York Times, New York, N.Y.: The New York Times Company, →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 2023-08-23:
- "Bach parties are a time-honored tradition, but just like weddings, these have become hugely personalized," Lauren Kay, the executive editor of The Knot, said. "Can you get married without one or by taking a solo trip? Absolutely."
- ^ Siobhan Downes (15 January 2015), “New Zealand Beach Homes Get a Luxury Makeover”, in The New York Times, New York, N.Y.: The New York Times Company, →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 2019-04-14: “Called a bach, an abbreviation of bachelor pad, the traditional version was a modest structure, often haphazardly pieced together of cheap materials like corrugated iron and reused timber.”
- Sometimes reduplicated.
- bach in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
- bach in Polish dictionaries at PWN
- small, little, short
- Na, rwy'n mynd ar y trên bach.
- No, I'm taking the little train.
- not fully-grown or developed, young
- insignificant, unimportant, humble
- small (of business, etc.)
- lowercase (of letter)
bach m (plural bachau)
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.|
- R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “bach”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies