brosser

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From brossen (to ditch class) +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brosser m (plural brossers, diminutive brossertje n)

  1. (Belgium, informal) A truant, who skips class.
    Synonym: spijbelaar

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From brosse (a brush) +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʁɔ.se/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

brosser

  1. (transitive) To brush (to clean/tidy/shape with a brush).
  2. (transitive) To whip, to beat (to defeat).
  3. (Belgium, informal) To play truant, to skip class.

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: brossen

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