canc

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

canc m

  1. drivel, claptrap, balderdash

Usage notes[edit]

  • Refers to a single foolish statement, idea etc. Used in the plural cancy to mean a speach consisting of more such instances:
    Nevykládej nám takové cancy!‎ ― Don't tell us such drivel!

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kanką(laughter), from Proto-Indo-European *gang-, *ganǵ-(to mock, insult).

Noun[edit]

canc n

  1. jeering; scorn; derision

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