drikkepenge

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From drikke ‎(drink) +‎ penge ‎(money). Possibly a calque from German Trinkgeld.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /drekəpɛnɡə/, [ˈd̥ʁeɡ̊əpʰɛŋŋ̩]

Noun[edit]

drikkepenge ‎(definite plural drikkepengene)

  1. (plural only) tip, gratuity
    • November 6 2012, JydskeVestkysten, Verden Rundt
      Det kan gå helt galt, hvis man undlader at betale drikkepenge til pizzabuddet
      It can go wrong if you fail to pay the pizza delivery boy a tip.