broekvent

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From broek (trousers) +‎ vent (mate, dude)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbruk.fɛnt/
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  • Hyphenation: broek‧vent

Noun[edit]

broekvent m (plural broekventen, diminutive broekventje n)

  1. (often in the diminutive) an immature man (a metaphor that alludes to men that still wear boyish shorts)
  2. (figuratively) coward

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