bekkesnijder

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Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bekkesnijden +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛ.kə(n)ˌsnɛi̯.dər/
  • Hyphenation: bek‧ke‧snij‧der

Noun[edit]

bekkesnijder m (plural bekkesnijders, diminutive bekkesnijdertje n)

  1. (derogatory, dated) vandal, cutthroat, ruffian
  2. (historical) someone who played a rural game that involved cutting cheeks with knives or coins